The appointing authorities must appoint members to this working group by August 1, 2017. The convening authorities shall convene the first meeting of the working group no later than August 15, 2017, and caucus staff shall provide support and meeting space for the working group. The Department of Health and the Department of Human Services shall provide technical assistance to the working group by providing existing data and analysis documenting the current and projected workforce shortages in the area of regular home care nursing. The home care and assisted living program advisory council established under Minnesota Statutes, section 144A.4799, shall provide advice and recommendations to the working group. Working group members shall serve without compensation and shall not be reimbursed for expenses. The meetings of the working group shall be open to the public.
The enabling legislation set a January 16, 2018 (or the day after submitting the report required by this section, whichever is earlier) expiration date for this group. The group held at least one meeting after that date. No final report from this group has been made available.