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1361CCB7C5D48834872583BD007FFC44 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 14, 2019      
Location Old State Library

HB19-1127 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

05:18:03 PM  

Senator Fields, bill sponsor, introduced House Bill 19-1127. The bill allows the lieutenant governor to serve concurrently as the director of the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care without giving up the former role, and altering the joint role's compensation.  Senator Fenberg, bill sponsor, made further comments.  The bill sponsors responded to a question regarding the fiscal note.  Aaron Carpenter, Legislative Council Staff, further clarified the fiscal note.  Mr. Carpenter responded to a clarifying question from the committee regarding the fiscal note.

05:28:34 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee regarding potential legal issues between these roles, staff requirements for the new office, and the source of funding for the bill.

05:33:59 PM  

David DeNovellis, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), testified in support of the bill.  Mr. DeNovellis responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's fiscal impact on HCPF.

05:39:54 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.

05:41:41 PM  

Committee members made closing comments on the bill.

05:42:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1127 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Todd Yes
Woodward Excused
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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