STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION
Representative Kathy Brynaert, Vice Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. on Friday, February 9, 2007, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present.
Rep. Ruud moved that the minutes of February 2, 2007 be adopted. MOTION PREVAILED.
Vice Chair Brynaert announced the referral of the following:
HF306 (Greiling) Youth mental health screening and suicide prevention funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF196 (Greiling) changing mental health provisions
Rep. Greiling moved that HF196 be taken up for discussion.
Rep. Greiling moved the H0196A6
Rep. Greiling moved to amend H0196A6
Page 2, line 18, after "to" insert: "leave SSI and SSDI dependency and"
THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.
Rep. Greiling renewed her motion to move the H0196A6 amendment, as adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Providing testimony in support of the bill were:
Sue Abderholden, NAMI MN
Suzette Scheele, parent
Andrea Ayers, Family and Children Services
Abigil Gewirtz, University of Minnesota, MnCRC
Mary Jo Avendano, Director, Clinic Services, Centro Culturale
Angie Stratig, Family Support Program Manager, American Indian Family Center
Colleen McDonald, Director of Development and Programs, Community-University Health Care Center
Will Wilson, Mental Health Association
Dr. Dan Reidenberg, SA/VE
Al Kleusner, Parent
HF196 was laid over for further consideration.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 A.M.
Rep. Kathy Brynaert, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant