MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STATE OF MINNESOTA
EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE DIVISION
Thomas E. Huntley, Chair
Vice Chair James Abeler began the twenty-seventh meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division at 1:02 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2009, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.
HF 1114 (Pelowski) - Residential program capacity requirements changed, and federal waiver request required.
Representative Pelowski explained the bill briefly. Also testifying to the bill:
Dennis Theede, Executive Director, Home & Community Options, Winona, Minnesota
A quorum was present at 1:12 p.m. and Vice Chair Abeler formally called the meeting to order. The committee legislative assistant noted the roll:
Abeler, Jim, Vice Chair
Otremba, Mary Ellen
Huntley, Thomas, Chair
Discussion continued and the Vice Chair moved HF 1114, as amended by the H1114DE2
amendment, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health Care and Human Services Finance omnibus bill.
HF 818 (Hilstrom) – Financial records disclosure in connection with financial exploitation investigations authorized, procedures for reporting and investigating maltreatment modified, duties of financial institutions in cases of financial exploitation specified, financial exploitation crime modified, and penalties imposed.
Representative Ruud moved HF 818 and further moved the H818A6
amendment. The motion prevailed. Rep. Ruud further moved to amend HF 818, as amended, as follows:
Delete sections 14, 15, 17 and 20
The motion prevailed.
Representative Hilstrom briefly explained her bill. Also testifying was:
Deb Siebenaler, Continuing Care Program Administrator, Department of Human Services
Health Care & Human Services Finance
April 2, 2009
Representative Ruud renewed her motion that HF 818, as amended, be recommended to pass and returned to the Committee on Finance, with the recommendation it go to the floor of the House. The motion prevailed.
Representative Thissen moved approval of the April 1, 2009, minutes. The motion prevailed.
[Continued] Public Testimony on Governor’s Supplemental Budget:
Kathleen Picard, Licensed Physical Therapist, MN Chapter, American Physical Therapy Association
Sue Aberholden, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Mary Gilbert, Health East
The Vice Chair adjourned the meeting at 1:23 p.m.
James Abeler, Vice Chair
Jan Horner, Committee Legislative Assistant