Joint Committee on Ways and Means 2007 Session

Human Services Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

June 19, 2007

Hearing Room F

1:00 p.m.

Tapes: 119B, 120B, 121A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Carter, Chair

Sen. Westlund

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Bates

Sen. Morrisette, ex officio

Rep. Boone, Vice-Chair

Rep. Garrard

Rep. Kotek

Rep. Morgan

Rep. Nathanson

 

Members Excused:

Sen. Winters

 

 

Staff Present:

Sheila Baker, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

John Britton, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

SB 414-A, Relating to the placement of children -- Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 5031, Department of Human Services 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 119B

 

 

003

Chair Carter

Calls the meeting to order at 1:08 p.m.

006

Chair Carter

Opens Public Hearing on SB 414-A, Relating to the placement of children.

017

Rep. Krieger

 

054

Chair Carter

 

058

Amy Miller

Presents written testimony (Exhibit #1).

077

Mark McKecnhie

Presents oral testimony.

088

Sen. Gordly

 

093

Cathy Kaufmann

Presents oral testimony.

103

Kevin George

Presents written testimony (Exhibit #2).

115

Sen. Gordly

 

121

Chair Carter

Closes Public Hearing on SB 414-A.

122

Chair Carter

Opens Work Session on SB 414-A.

125

Mr. George

 

142

Sen. Gordly

 

147

Mr. George

 

163

Chair Carter

 

168

Sheila Baker, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Presents Senate Bill 414-A (Exhibit #3);

Presents Senate Committee on Judiciary Staff Measure Summary (Exhibit #4);

Presents Fiscal analysis of proposed legislation (Exhibit #5);

Presents SB 414-A-4 amendment (Exhibit #6).

185

Chair Carter

 

189

Clyde Saiki, Deputy Director of Operations, Department of Human Services

 

194

Chair Carter

 

198

Sen. Westlund

Moves to adopt SB 414-4 amendments.

199

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 9 0 -- 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

200

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

201

Sen. Westlund

Moves SB 414, as Amended, to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

202

Chair Carter

 

204

Rep Kotek

 

211

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 9 0 -- 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

213

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

217

Chair Carter

Closes Work Session on SB 414.

219

Chair Carter

Opens Work Session on HB 5031 Department of Human Services.

221

Ms. Baker

Presents Community Mental Health Services (Exhibit #7);

Presents Measures and Outcomes for Legal Representation (Exhibit #8).

241

Chair Carter

 

243

John Britton, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

266

Chair Carter

 

274

Sen. Gordly

 

289

Chair Carter

 

296

Rep. Kotek

 

298

Chair Carter

 

309

Rep. Kotek

 

311

Chair Carter

 

315

Rep. Kotek

 

317

Chair Carter

 

321

Rep. Nathanson

 

336

Chair Carter

 

 

 

 

345

Bob Nikkel, Assistant Director, Addictions and Mental Health Division, Health Services, Department of Human Services

 

374

Chair Carter

 

391

Sen. Bates

 

408

Mr. Nikkel

 

429

Sen. Bates

 

432

Mr. Nikkel

 

TAPE 120B

 

 

001

Mr. Nikkel

Continues his response to Sen. Bates

010

Sen. Gordly

 

031

Mr. Nikkel

 

034

Sen. Gordly

 

037

Rep. Boone

 

053

Ms. Baker

 

059

Mr. Saiki

 

065

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

 

089

Mr. Nikkel

 

099

Sen. Morrisette

 

109

Rep. Boone

 

110

Sen. Gordly

 

126

Sen. Morrisette

 

141

Ms. Baker

Presents spreadsheets with adjustments and budget numbers (Exhibit #9).

170

Rep. Kotek

 

180

Ms. Baker

 

186

Mr. Britton

 

214

Rep. Kotek

 

216

Mr. Britton

 

221

Rep. Kotek

 

230

William Coulombe, Public Health Director, Health Services, Department of Human Services

 

247

Melvin Kohn, Administrator, Office of Disease Prevention & Epidemiology, Public Health Division, Health Services, Department of Human Services

 

262

Mr. Kohn

 

273

Sen. Bates

 

290

Rep. Boone

 

294

Mr. Britton

 

317

Rep. Boone

 

319

Mr. Britton

 

334

Chair Carter

 

337

Ms. Britton

 

362

Sen. Westlund

Moves conceptual amendment, as recommended by the Legislative Fiscal Office, to HB 5031.

364

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 9 0 -- 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

376

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, motion is CARRIED.

379

Sen. Westlund

Moves HB 5031, as Amended, to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation.

380

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 9 0 -- 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

384

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, motion is CARRIED.

388

Ms. Baker

 

400

Chair Carter

 

429

Ms. Baker

Presents Budget Notes to HB 5031 (Exhibit #10).

441

Mr. Britton

 

TAPE 121A

 

 

001

Mr. Britton

Continues his presentation.

036

Sen. Gordly

 

040

Mr. Britton

 

054

Chair Carter

 

070

Sen. Morrisette

 

076

Rep. Boone

 

082

Mr. Britton

 

093

Rep. Kotek

 

095

Mr. Britton

 

100

Rep. Kotek

 

103

Chair Carter

 

106

Sen. Bates

 

120

Chair Carter

 

122

Mr. Britton

 

166

Chair Carter

 

166

Rep. Nathanson

 

180

Rep. Kotek

 

188

Chair Carter

 

193

Sen. Westlund

Moves to adopt budget notes, as presented by the Legislative Fiscal Office, to HB 5031.

 

 

Vote: 8 0 -- 2

Exc: Sen. Winters and Rep. Garrard

196

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, motion is CARRIED.

201

Chair Carter

 

203

Ms. Baker

Presents the key performance measures for 2009 (Exhibit #11).

231

Chair Carter

 

233

Ms. Baker

 

252

Rep. Kotek

 

268

Sen. Gordly

 

281

Ms. Baker

 

284

Mr. Britton

 

309

Ms. Baker

 

311

Chair Carter

 

315

Rep. Kotek

 

320

Chair Carter

 

344

Sen. Morrisette

 

352

Chair Carter

 

355

Sen. Gordly

 

366

Sen. Westlund

Moves to adopt key performance measures, as presented by the Legislative Fiscal Office to HB 5031.

379

Chair Carter

 

 

 

Vote: 9 0 -- 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

381

Chair Carter

Hearing no objection, motion is CARRIED.

394

Sen. Bates

 

435

Chair Carter

 

467

Ms. Baker

 

475

Chair Carter

 

TAPE 122A

 

 

001

Chair Carter

Adjourns the meeting at 2:42 p.m.

 

Additional Exhibits:

Witness Registration sheets on SB 414-A submitted by staff (Exhibit #12).