1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1233, the delete everything amendment
1.2(A13-0408), as follows:
1.3Page 464, after line 6, insert:
1.4"Eliminating Reproductive Health
1.5Disparities. To the extent funds are
1.6available for fiscal years 2014 and 2015
1.7for grants provided pursuant to Minnesota
1.8Statutes, section 145.928, the commissioner
1.9may provide a grant to a Somali-based
1.10organization located in Minnesota to
1.11develop a reproductive health strategic
1.12plan to eliminate reproductive health
1.13disparities for Somali women. The plan shall
1.14develop initiatives to provide educational
1.15and information resources to health care
1.16providers, community organizations, and
1.17Somali women to ensure effective interaction
1.18with Somali culture and western medicine
1.19and the delivery of appropriate health care
1.20services, and the achievement of better health
1.21outcomes for Somali women. The plan must
1.22engage health care providers, the Somali
1.23community, and Somali health-centered
1.24organizations. The commissioner shall
1.25submit a report to the chairs and ranking
1.26minority members of the senate and house
1.27committees with jurisdiction over health
2.1policy on the strategic plan developed under
2.2this grant for eliminating reproductive health
2.3disparities for Somali women. The report
2.4must be submitted by February 15, 2014."