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MINUTES OF THE SENATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    STANDING COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 3 , 2011
ROOM 250
STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX


Members Present:        Sen. D. Chris Buttars, Chair
                Sen. Allen M. Christensen
                Sen. Mark B. Madsen
                Sen. Stuart C. Reid
                Sen. Patricia W. Jones

Members Excused:        Sen. Luz Robles

Staff Present:            Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Kathy Helgesen, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Doug Thomas, Assistant Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Department of Human Services
                Julia Wulf, CEO, American Red Cross Blood Services
                
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Sen. Buttars called the meeting to order at 2:15.

Approval of Minutes

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to approve the minutes of January 31, 2011.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen and Sen. Roblesabsent for the vote.

1.     HB0014 - Catastrophic Mental Health Coverage - Sunset Act (J. Dunnigan)

    Rep. Dunnigan introduced the bill.

    Mr. Thomas spoke to the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 14 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen and Sen. Robles absent for the vote.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to place H.B. 14 on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen and Sen. Robles absent for the vote.



2.     HB0064 - Human Blood Procurement and Use (S. Handy)

    Rep. Handy introduced the bill.

    Ms. Wulf spoke to the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to pass H.B. 64 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Robles absent for the vote.


    MOTION: Sen. Reid moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 2:32 p.m.

    Minutes reported by Kathy Helgesen, Secretary.



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                     Sen. D. Chris Buttars, Committee Chair