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SF 1679

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 05/08/2012 10:38am

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying advisory council provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 254A.035, subdivision 2; 254A.04; 256B.093,
subdivision 1; 260.835, subdivision 2.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 254A.035, subdivision 2, is amended to
read:


Subd. 2.

Membership terms, compensation, removal and expiration.

The
membership of this council shall be composed of 17 persons who are American Indians
and who are appointed by the commissioner. The commissioner shall appoint one
representative from each of the following groups: Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians;
Fond du Lac Band, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; Grand Portage Band, Minnesota
Chippewa Tribe; Leech Lake Band, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; Mille Lacs Band,
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; Bois Forte Band, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; White Earth
Band, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; Lower Sioux Indian Reservation; Prairie Island Sioux
Indian Reservation; Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Indian Reservation; Upper Sioux
Indian Reservation; International Falls Northern Range; Duluth Urban Indian Community;
and two representatives from the Minneapolis Urban Indian Community and two from the
St. Paul Urban Indian Community. The terms, compensation, and removal of American
Indian Advisory Council members shall be as provided in section 15.059. The council
expires June 30, deleted text begin2012deleted text endnew text begin 2014, or in accordance with section 3D.21, whichever is laternew text end.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 254A.04, is amended to read:


254A.04 CITIZENS ADVISORY COUNCIL.

There is hereby created an Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council to
advise the Department of Human Services concerning the problems of alcohol and
other drug dependency and abuse, composed of ten members. Five members shall be
individuals whose interests or training are in the field of alcohol dependency and abuse;
and five members whose interests or training are in the field of dependency and abuse of
drugs other than alcohol. The terms, compensation and removal of members shall be as
provided in section 15.059. The council expires June 30, deleted text begin2012deleted text endnew text begin 2014, or in accordance
with section 3D.21, whichever is later
new text end. The commissioner of human services shall appoint
members whose terms end in even-numbered years. The commissioner of health shall
appoint members whose terms end in odd-numbered years.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.093, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

State traumatic brain injury program.

The commissioner of
human services shall:

(1) maintain a statewide traumatic brain injury program;

(2) supervise and coordinate services and policies for persons with traumatic brain
injuries;

(3) contract with qualified agencies or employ staff to provide statewide
administrative case management and consultation;

(4) maintain an advisory committee to provide recommendations in reports to the
commissioner regarding program and service needs of persons with traumatic brain
injuries;

(5) investigate the need for the development of rules or statutes for the traumatic
brain injury home and community-based services waiver;

(6) investigate present and potential models of service coordination which can be
delivered at the local level; and

(7) the advisory committee required by clause (4) must consist of no fewer than ten
members and no more than 30 members. The commissioner shall appoint all advisory
committee members to one- or two-year terms and appoint one member as chair.
Notwithstanding section 15.059, subdivision 5, the advisory committee does not terminate
until June 30, deleted text begin2012deleted text endnew text begin 2014, or in accordance with section 3D.21, whichever is laternew text end.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 260.835, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Expiration.

Notwithstanding section 15.059, subdivision 5, the American
Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council expires June 30, deleted text begin2012deleted text endnew text begin 2014, or in accordance with
section 3D.21, whichever is later
new text end.