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Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
1:00 PM, Livestream YouTube


Present: Senator Rich Draheim - Vice Chair, Senator Jim Abeler, Senator Michelle R. Benson, Senator Chris A. Eaton, Senator Matt D. Klein, Senator Mark W. Koran, Senator Carla J. Nelson, Senator Julie A. Rosen, Senator Melissa H. Wiklund

Absent: No Members Absent

Senator Michelle R. Benson called the meeting to order at 1:02pm.

S.F. 475: Senator Draheim: Dentist administration of coronavirus vaccinations authorization.

Senator Draheim moved that S.F. 475 be recommended to pass to general orders.

            Senator Draheim moved the A-2 amendment.

            Motion prevailed; A-2 amendment was adopted.


            Dr. Jim Nickman, President, Minnesota Dental Association

            Kris Ehresmann, Minnesota Department of Health

Senator Draheim renewed his motion that S.F. 475 be recommended to pass as amended to general orders.

Motion prevailed.


Senator Draheim moved that S.F. 475, be recommended to pass. - MOTION ADOPTED.

MN Department of Health federal funds review, COVID-19 spending review


            Margaret Kelly, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health

            Joshua Bunker, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Health


The meeting was adjourned at 2:37pm.

Senator Michelle R. Benson
Jonathan Osterlund, Legislative Assistant