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SF 2089

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/13/2019 04:05pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying Nonemergency Medical Transportation
Advisory Committee membership;amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
256B.0625, subdivision 18d.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18d, is amended to
read:


Subd. 18d.

Advisory committee members.

(a) The Nonemergency Medical
Transportation Advisory Committee consists of:

(1) four voting members who represent counties, utilizing the rural urban commuting
area classification system. As defined in subdivision 17, these members shall be designated
as follows:

(i) two counties within the 11-county metropolitan area;

(ii) one county representing the rural area of the state; and

(iii) one county representing the super rural area of the state.

The Association of Minnesota Counties shall appoint one county within the 11-county
metropolitan area and one county representing the super rural area of the state. The Minnesota
Inter-County Association shall appoint one county within the 11-county metropolitan area
and one county representing the rural area of the state;

(2) three voting members who represent medical assistance recipients, including persons
with physical and developmental disabilities, persons with mental illness, seniors, children,
and low-income individuals;

(3) deleted text beginfourdeleted text endnew text begin fivenew text end voting members who represent providers that deliver nonemergency medical
transportation services to medical assistance enrolleesnew text begin, one of whom is a taxicab owner or
operator
new text end;

(4) two voting members of the house of representatives, one from the majority party and
one from the minority party, appointed by the speaker of the house, and two voting members
from the senate, one from the majority party and one from the minority party, appointed by
the Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and Administration;

(5) one voting member who represents demonstration providers as defined in section
256B.69, subdivision 2;

(6) one voting member who represents an organization that contracts with state or local
governments to coordinate transportation services for medical assistance enrollees;

(7) one voting member who represents the Minnesota State Council on Disability;

(8) the commissioner of transportation or the commissioner's designee, who shall serve
as a voting member;

(9) one voting member appointed by the Minnesota Ambulance Association; and

(10) one voting member appointed by the Minnesota Hospital Association.

(b) Members of the advisory committee shall not be employed by the Department of
Human Services. Members of the advisory committee shall receive no compensation.