Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

HF 2047

1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2018 01:17pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/02/2017
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/13/2017

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14

A bill for an act
relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to develop a comprehensive
strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS.

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

Section 1. new text beginCOMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO END HIV/AIDS.
new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner of health, in coordination with the commissioner of human services,
and in consultation with community stakeholders, shall develop a strategic statewide
comprehensive plan that establishes a set of priorities and actions to address the state's HIV
epidemic by reducing the number of newly infected individuals; ensuring that individuals
living with HIV have access to quality, life-extending care regardless of race, gender, sexual
orientation, or socioeconomic circumstances; and ensuring the coordination of a statewide
response to reach the ultimate goal of the elimination of HIV in Minnesota. The
commissioner, after consulting with stakeholders, may implement this section utilizing
existing efforts. The commissioner must develop the plan using existing resources available
for this purpose.
new text end

new text begin (b) The plan must identify strategies that are consistent with the National HIV/AIDS
Strategy plan, that reflect the scientific developments in HIV medical care and prevention
that have occurred, and that work toward the elimination of HIV. The plan must:
new text end

new text begin (1) determine the appropriate level of testing, care, and services necessary to achieve
the goal of the elimination of HIV, beginning with meeting the following outcomes:
new text end

new text begin (i) reduce the number of new diagnoses by at least 75 percent;
new text end

new text begin (ii) increase the percentage of individuals living with HIV who know their serostatus to
at least 90 percent;
new text end

new text begin (iii) increase the percentage of individuals living with HIV who are receiving HIV
treatment to at least 90 percent; and
new text end

new text begin (iv) increase the percentage of individuals living with HIV who are virally suppressed
to at least 90 percent;
new text end

new text begin (2) provide recommendations for the optimal allocation and alignment of existing state
and federal funding in order to achieve the greatest impact and ensure a coordinated statewide
effort; and
new text end

new text begin (3) provide recommendations for evaluating new and enhanced interventions and an
estimate of additional resources needed to provide these interventions.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner shall submit the comprehensive plan and recommendations to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
health and human services policy and finance by February 1, 2018.
new text end