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18178FED9EBB394D872585030071EF60 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-077

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 3, 2020      
Location SCR 357



SB20-077 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:45:43 PM  

Senator Woodward, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-077 to the committee. The bill establishes a physician-patient relationship between a physician and a child born alive during or after an abortion and establishes penalties against physicians who are in violation of the bill.

01:46:58 PM  

Samantha Koch, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:51:30 PM  

Matt Niedzielski, representing the Respect Life Apostolate of the Diocese of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.

01:56:50 PM  

Trieu Gentry, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:04:45 PM  

The panel responded to committee member questions. Committee members received a letter in support of the bill (Attachment B).

02:05:18 PM  

Dr. Kristina Tocce, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified against the bill.

02:07:16 PM  

Dr. Sabrina Holmquist, representing herself, testified against the bill.

02:11:24 PM  

Dr. Angela Marchin, representing herself, testified against the bill.

02:13:35 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:29:18 PM  

Committee discussion with the witnesses continued.

02:34:12 PM  

Giuliana Day, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:34:32 PM  

Annette Garza, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:37:37 PM  

Stephanie Christian, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:44:24 PM  

Committee members commented on the panel's testimony.

02:46:47 PM  

Dr. Kelly Sennholz, representing Cobalt, testified against the bill.

02:49:07 PM  

Jack Teter, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified against the bill.

02:49:29 PM  

Karen Middleton, representing Cobalt, testified against the bill.

02:51:02 PM  

Dr. Lisa Van Bramer, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:58:05 PM  

Dr. Richard Vigh, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:59:55 PM  

Patricia Anthone, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:00:11 PM  

Dr. Thomas Perille, representing Democrats for Life, testified on the bill from a neutral position and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).  He responded to questions from the committee.

03:10:37 PM  

Thomas Eubbing, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:13:41 PM  

Senator Woodward wrapped up his presentation of the bill and provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments D and E).

03:19:00 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



03:31:29 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-077 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Hansen No
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields No
Foote No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:32:06 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-077 indefinitely.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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