STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
HEALTH FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Tina Liebling, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual Health Finance and Policy Committee meeting to order at 3:00 P.M. on February 28, 2022 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
HUOT, John, Vice Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Minority Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Reyer moved that the minutes of February 23, 2022 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Getting the Lead Out: Lead Service Lines, Schools, Childcares
Tannie Eshenaur, Water Policy Center, Environmental Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health
HF2650 (Jordan) Residential lead service line replacement grant program established, and money appropriated.
Chair Liebling moved that HF2650 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health Finance and Policy Committee bill.
Representative Jordan presented her bill.
1. Elizabeth Wefel, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities.
2. John Thorson, LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota
Representative Akland moved the H2560A2 Amendment.
Representative Akland explained her amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:
On a vote of 7 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.
Chair Liebling laid over HF2650 for possible inclusion in the Committee bill.
HF3003 (Acomb) Lead in drinking water testing and remediation provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Freiberg, Chair, Preventative Health Policy Division, moved to adopt his Division Report of HF3003. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Freiberg moved that HF3003 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health Finance and Policy Committee bill.
Representative Freiberg moved the H3003A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Acomb presented her bill as amended.
1: Jeff Broberg, Licensed professional geologist, Director, Minnesota Well Owners Association
Chair Liebling laid over HF3003, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Committee bill.
Office of the Legislative Auditor: Emergency Ambulance Services Evaluation Report
David Kirchner, Minnesota Office of Legislative Auditor
The meeting was adjourned at 2:28 P.M.
Representative Tina Liebling, Chair
Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant