Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Human Services Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 30, 2007

Hearing Room F

1:00 p.m.

Tapes: 85B, 86

 

Members Present:

Sen. Carter, Chair

Sen. Westlund

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Winters

Sen. Bates

Sen. Morrisette, ex officio

Rep. Boone, Vice-Chair

Rep. Garrard

Rep. Kotek

Rep. Morgan

Rep. Nathanson

 

Members Excused:

 

 

 

Staff Present:

John Britton, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

Federal Grant Applications – Work Session

HB 5031, Department of Human Services: Seniors and People with Disabilities – Public Hearing

 

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 86A

 

 

003

Chair Carter

Calls the meeting to order at 1:09 p.m.

007

John Britton, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

028

Chair Carter

Opens Work Session on three federal grant applications for the Department of Human Services.

031

Mr. Britton

 

033

Madeline Olsen, Deputy Assistant Director, Addictions and Mental Health Division, Department of Human Services

Presents request: Approve the submission of a federal grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in the amount of up to $426,000 over three years, to improve mental health services’ performance and outcome data reporting (Exhibit #1).

064

Chair Carter

 

070

Rep. Morgan

 

076

Mr. Britton

 

086

Sen. Bates

 

090

Chair Carter

 

096

Sen. Gordly

Moves Health Services Grant to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation.

103

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 8 – 0 -- 1

Exc: Rep. Boone

105

Chair Carter

Hearing no objections, motion is CARRIED.

106

Mr. Britton

 

111

Katherine Bradley, Administrator, Office of Family of Health, Department of Human Services

Presents request: Approve, retroactively, the submission of a federal grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children’s Health Protection, and Environmental Education, child and Aging health Division, in the amount of up to $150,000 over 18 months, to address environmental health hazards among pregnant women (Exhibit #2).

136

Rep. Garrard

 

138

Ms. Bradley

 

142

Sen. Winters

 

144

Ms. Bradley

 

145

Sen. Winters

 

148

Rep. Nathanson

 

163

Ms. Bradley

 

178

Sen. Gordly

 

185

Ms. Bradley

 

198

Sen. Gordly

 

199

Ms. Bradley

 

201

Sen. Gordly

 

206

Ms. Bradley

 

215

Sen. Gordly

 

232

Ms. Bradley

 

244

Sen. Gordly

 

245

Ms. Gordly

 

246

Rep. Morgan

 

252

Ms. Bradley

 

270

Rep. Morgan

 

273

Ms. Bradley

 

284

Rep. Morgan

 

287

Ms. Bradley

 

296

Rep. Morgan

 

300

Ms. Bradley

 

324

Rep. Morgan

 

327

Ms. Bradley

 

340

 

 

341

Rep. Nathanson

Moves Health Services Grant to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation.

347

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 8 – 0 -- 1

Exc: Sen. Gordly

350

Chair Carter

Hearing no objections, motion is CARRIED.

352

Mr. Britton

 

359

Ms. Bradley

Presents request: Approve, retroactively, the submission of a federal grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, in the amount of up to $625,000 over five years, to improve public health data systems (Exhibit #3).

398

Sen. Winters

 

401

Ms. Bradley

 

408

Sen. Winters

 

410

Ms. Bradley

 

416

Rep. Nathanson

 

430

Ms. Bradley

 

436

Sen. Bates

 

TAPE 85B

 

 

001

Sen. Bates

Continues his question to Ms. Bradley.

004

Ms. Bradley

 

019

Sen. Bates

 

023

Ms. Bradley

 

032

Sen. Gordly

 

035

Ms. Bradley

 

047

Sen. Gordly

 

052

Ms. Bradley

 

057

Chair Carter

 

058

Rep. Nathanson

Moves Health Services Grant to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation.

061

Chair Carter

 

064

Sen. Gordly

 

 

 

Vote: 8 – 0 – 1

Exc: Rep. Kotek

068

Chair Carter

Closes Work Session.

076

Chair Carter

Opens Public Hearing on HB 5031, Department of Human Services: Seniors and People with Disabilities.

083

James Toews, Assistant Director, Seniors and People with Disabilities, Department of Human Services

 

179

Rep. Kotek

 

188

Mr. Toews

 

205

Rep. Kotek

 

225

Rep. Kotek

 

229

Mr. Toews

 

231

Mary Lee Fay, Administrator, Developmental Disability Services, Seniors and People with Disabilities

Presents chart of Developmental Disabilities Service System (Exhibit #4).

346

Sen. Morrisette

 

349

Ms. Fay

 

372

Rep. Morgan

 

377

Ms. Fay

 

TAPE 86B

 

 

001

Sen. Gordly

 

004

Ms. Fay

 

014

Sen. Gordly

 

016

Ms. Fay

 

018

Sen. Gordly

 

019

Ms. Fay

 

020

Sen. Winters

 

027

Ms. Fay

 

029

Sen. Winters

 

034

Ms. Fay

 

046

Sen. Morrisette

 

051

Ms. Fay

 

055

Sen. Morrisette

 

056

Ms. Fay

 

152

Chair Westlund

 

155

Ms. Fay

 

188

Sen. Winters

 

194

Ms. Fay

 

200

Mr. Toews

 

205

Sen. Winters

 

209

Sen. Gordly

 

210

Mr. Toews

 

215

Chair Westlund

 

226

Ms. Fay

 

260

Sen. Winters

 

262

Ms. Fay

 

263

Sen. Winters

 

282

Chair Westlund

Adjourns the meeting at 2:33 p.m.