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2A1907C431D90E9E872583A0005CC0E7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1122

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 13, 2019      
Location Old State Library



HB19-1122 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


09:53:10 AM  
Representative Buckner and Representative
Landgraf, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1122 to the committee.
 
This bill creates the Colorado
Maternal Mortality Review Committee in the Department of Public Health
and Environment (CDPHE).  The committee must review maternal
deaths that occur in the state, identify the causes of maternal mortality,
and develop recommendations to address preventable maternal deaths.  CDPHE
is required to compile aggregated reports on a routine basis to further
study the causes of maternal mortality; participate in regional and national
maternal mortality review efforts; and request feedback from stakeholders.
 Amendment
L.001 was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).
10:00:05 AM  
Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
10:00:54 AM  
Scott Horak, representing himself, testified regarding the bill.
10:06:50 AM  
Erin Miller, Colorado Children's Campaign,
testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment
B).
10:09:36 AM  
Shiuani Bhatia, CDPHE, testified in support
of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment C).  

10:12:05 AM  
Jessica Anderson, American College of Nurse
Midwives, testified in support of the bill.  

10:15:56 AM  

Karla Gonazales Garcia, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.

10:16:36 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
10:19:25 AM  
Sarah Wilkerson, March of Dimes, testified in support of the bill.
10:23:17 AM  
Amanda Curtis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
10:28:01 AM  

Adele Marshall, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment D).

10:36:53 AM  
Committee members commented.
10:37:47 AM  
Representative Landgraf discussed amendment
L.001 (Attachment A).


10:41:36 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:42:05 AM  
Representatives Landgraf and Buckner gave closing remarks on the bill.
10:42:33 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:48:10 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1122, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS