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HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM W125, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 20, 2008
Rep. Ronda R. Menlove, Vice Chair
Rep. John Dougall
Rep. Wayne A. Harper
Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Richard A. Greenwood
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Phil Riesen
STAFF PRESENT: Mark Andrews, Policy Analyst
Sylvia Newton, House Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.
Rep. Ray called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to approve the minutes of the February 18, 2008 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
1st Sub. H.B. 316 Substance Abuse Treatment for Pregnant Women and Pregnant Minors (Rep. E. Hutchings)
Rep. Hutchings explained 1st Substitute H.B. 316 to the committee.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Brent Kelsey, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Department of Human Services
Adam Trupp, Utah Behavioral Health Network Committee, Utah Association of Counties
Deb Hobbins, Utah Nurses Association
MOTION: Rep. Harper moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Menlove moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 316 on the Consent Calendar with the approval of Rep. Hutchings. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 445 Nursing Home Amendments (Rep. M. Newbold)
Rep. Newbold explained H.B, 445 to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 3, Lines 66 through 67 :
66 (f) must obtain Medicaid certification for the licensed Medicaid beds within
67 of the date of transfer as documented under Subsection (2)(a)(iii)(B).
The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Dirk Anjewierden, Utah Health Care Association
Michael Hales, Department of Health
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to pass the bill as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to place H.B. 445 as amended on the Consent Calendar with the approval of Rep. Newbold. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Ray adjourned the meeting at 9:32 a.m.
Rep. Paul Ray