1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 778, the fifth engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 26, line 20, after the period, insert "Funds provided to the commissioner of human
1.3services for the compulsive gambling treatment program must also be available for up to
1.460 hours of intervention services for a family member or concerned significant other who
1.5is a Minnesota resident and is negatively impacted by problem or compulsive gambling."
1.6Page 37, after line 10, insert:

1.7    "Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 245.98, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
1.8    Subd. 2. Program. The commissioner of human services shall establish a program for
1.9the treatment of compulsive gamblers and their families. The commissioner may contract
1.10with an entity with expertise regarding the treatment of compulsive gambling to operate the
1.11program. The program may include the establishment of a statewide toll-free number,
1.12resource library, public education programs; regional in-service training programs and
1.13conferences for health care professionals, educators, treatment providers, employee assistance
1.14programs, and criminal justice representatives; and the establishment of certification standards
1.15for programs and service providers. The commissioner may enter into agreements with
1.16other entities and may employ or contract with consultants to facilitate the provision of
1.17these services or the training of individuals to qualify them to provide these services. The
1.18program may also include inpatient and outpatient treatment and rehabilitation services for
1.19residents in different settings, including a temporary or permanent residential setting for
1.20mental health or chemical dependency, and individuals in jails or correctional facilities.
1.21The program must include up to 60 hours of intervention services for a family member or
1.22concerned significant other who is a Minnesota resident and is negatively impacted by
1.23problem or compulsive gambling. The program may also include research studies. The
1.24research studies must include baseline and prevalence studies for adolescents and adults to
2.1identify those at the highest risk. The program must be approved by the commissioner before
2.2it is established."
2.3Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.4Amend the title accordingly