STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON EARLY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT POLICY
Chair, Representative Joe Mullery
Representative Mullery, Chair of Committee on Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy, called the meeting to order at March 11, 2014, 4:08 PM in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Laine, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Laine moved approval of the minutes for March 5, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Moran moved that HF 2364 be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services Finance.
Representative Moran presented HF 2364; Child care assistance program basic sliding fee forecasted, and child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified.
Testifying on HF 2364:
Todd Otis, ThinkSmall
Debra Fitzpatrick, Center on Women and Public Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Terri Yellowhammer, Chair, MN Indian Women’s Resource Center
Valerie Dosland, MN Childcare Association
Jessica Anderson, Legislative Associate, Children’s Defense Fund
Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 2364 be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Moran moved that HF 2211 be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services Policy.
Representative Moran presented information on HF 2211; Child care assistance redeterminations of eligibility modified.
Testifying on HF 2211:
Michelle Wilson, MN Child Care Association
Anita Patel, Vice President of Racial Justice and Public Policy, YWCA
Elizabeth Emerson, MN Association of County Administrators, Goff Public
Elizabeth Roe, Manager of Child Care Assistance Program, DHS
Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 2211 be re-referred to the committee Health and Human Services Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 PM.
Representative Joe Mullery, Chair
Owen Wirth, Committee Legislative Assistant