Joint Committee on Ways and Means 2007 Session

Human Services Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 3, 2007

Hearing Room F

1:00 p.m.

Tapes: 62, 63B

 

Members Present:

Sen. Carter, Chair

Sen. Bates

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Westlund

Sen. Morrisette, ex officio

Rep. Garrard

Rep. Kotek

Rep. Nathanson

 

Members Excused:

Sen. Winters

 

Rep. Boone, Vice-Chair

Rep. Morgan

 

Staff Present:

John Britton, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5031, Department of Human Resources, Health Services Public Hearing

Federal Grant Application to the U.S. Department of Labor Work Session

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules. For complete content, please refer to the CDs.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 62A

 

 

003

Chair Carter

Calls the meeting to order at 1:10 p.m.

008

 

Opens Public Hearing on HB 5031, Department of Human Resources: Health Services.

010

Jim Edge, Interim Administrator (Interim), Medical Assistance Programs, Health Services, Department of Human Services

 

016

Walter Shaffer, Medical Director, Quality Improvement and Medical, Medical Assistance Programs, Health Services, Department of Human Services

 

022

Chair Carter

 

035

Mr. Edge

 

042

Chair Carter

 

043

Mr. Edge

 

047

Mr. Shaffer

 

066

Rep. Kotek

 

074

Sen. Gordly

 

101

Chair Carter

 

113

Mr. Edge

 

120

Chair Carter

 

126

Mr. Shaffer

 

140

Mr. Edge

 

147

Chair Carter

 

148

Sen. Bates

 

163

Mr. Edge

 

174

Mr. Shaffer

 

183

Sen. Westlund

 

224

Mr. Shaffer

 

268

Mr. Edge

 

272

Alice Labansky, Manager, Operations, Medical Assistance Programs, Health Services, Department of Human Services

 

320

Sen. Bates

 

336

Ms. Labansky

 

344

Chair Carter

 

345

Ms Labansky

 

349

Chair Carter

 

351

Ms. Labansky

 

354

Chair Carter

 

367

Ms. Labansky

 

387

Sen. Morrisette

 

400

Sen. Bates

 

421

Mr. Edge

 

434

Rep. Kotek

 

445

Mr. Edge

 

TAPE 63A

 

 

001

Rep. Kotek

 

004

Mr. Edge

 

013

Rep. Kotek

 

023

Mr. Edge

 

025

John Britton, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

032

Mr. Edge

 

037

Mr. Britton

 

042

Ms. Labansky

 

062

Chair Carter

 

069

Mr. Edge

 

082

Chair Carter

 

089

Mr. Edge

 

092

Rep. Nathanson

 

106

Sen. Bates

 

148

Mr. Shaffer

 

173

Chair Carter

 

175

Ms. Labansky

 

179

Sen. Bates

 

183

Ms. Labansky

 

222

Rep. Garrard

 

230

Ms. Labansky

 

239

Rep. Garrard

 

242

Ms. Labansky

 

258

Sen. Bates

 

272

Ms. Labansky

 

284

Sen. Bates

 

287

Ms. Labansky

 

292

Chair Carter

 

296

Ms. Labansky

 

345

Sen. Westlund

 

350

Mr. Edge

 

369

Sen. Westlund

 

371

Mr. Edge

 

378

Sen. Bates

 

394

Chair Carter

 

406

Mr. Edge

 

424

Chair Carter

 

428

Mr. Edge

 

439

Sen. Bates

 

TAPE 62B

 

 

001

Chair Carter

 

002

Mr. Britton

 

006

Chair Carter

 

010

Ms. Labansky

 

038

Chair Carter

 

039

Mr. Edge

 

042

Chair Carter

Closes Public Hearing on HB 5031.

046

Chair Carter

Opens Work Session on Federal Grant Application to the U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Federal Grant Application

047

Mr. Britton

Presents Legislative Fiscal Office recommendation federal grant application to the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of up to $500,000 over three years, to expand the certified nurse aide (CNA) workforce (Exhibit #1).

058

Julia Huddleston, Manager, Seniors and People with Disabilities

 

102

Rep. Garrard

 

111

Rep. Nathanson

 

122

Ms. Huddleston

 

133

Chair Carter

 

134

Sen. Westlund

Moves the Federal Grant Application to the Full Committee with a Do Pass Recommendation.

140

Chair Carter

 

142

Mr. Britton

 

150

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote : 7 0 3

Exc: Sen. Winters; Reps. Boone and Morgan

151

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

152

Chair Carter

Adjourns the meeting at 2;25 p.m.