1.1.................... moves to amend S.F. No. 1135, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.5    Subdivision 1. Composition of task force. The commissioner shall establish and
1.6appoint a Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force consisting of 15 members
1.7who will provide equal representation from: (1) professionals with expertise in maternal
1.8and child health services; (2) representatives of community health boards as defined in
1.9section 145A.02, subdivision 5; and (3) consumer representatives interested in the health
1.10of mothers and children. No members shall be employees of the state Department of
1.11Health. Section 15.059 governs the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force.
1.12Notwithstanding section 15.059, the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force
1.13expires June 30, 2015.
1.14    Subd. 2. Duties. The advisory task force shall meet on a regular basis to perform the
1.15following duties: (1) review and report on the health care needs of mothers and children
1.16throughout the state of Minnesota; (2) review and report on the type, frequency, and
1.17impact of maternal and child health care services provided to mothers and children under
1.18existing maternal and child health care programs, including programs administered by
1.19the commissioner of health; (3) establish, review, and report to the commissioner a list
1.20of program guidelines and criteria which the advisory task force considers essential to
1.21providing an effective maternal and child health care program to low-income populations
1.22and high-risk persons and fulfilling the purposes defined in section 145.88; (4) make
1.23recommendations to the commissioner for the use of other federal and state funds available
1.24to meet maternal and child health needs; (5) make recommendations to the commissioner
1.25of health on priorities for funding the following maternal and child health services: (i)
1.26prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care, (ii) comprehensive health care for children,
1.27especially from birth through five years of age, (iii) adolescent health services, (iv) family
2.1planning services, (v) preventive dental care, (vi) special services for chronically ill and
2.2disabled children; and (vii) any other services which promote the health of mothers
2.3and children; and (6) establish, in consultation with the commissioner and the state
2.4Community Health Advisory Committee established under section 145A.10, subdivision
2.510, paragraph (a), statewide outcomes that will improve the health status of mothers and
2.6children as required in section 145A.12, subdivision 7. "
2.7Amend the title accordingly