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36EA3501969EC721872586A1005979AB Hearing Summary


Date Mar 23, 2021      
Location HCR 0112

HB21-1171 - Referred to House Appropriations

10:17:21 AM  

Representative Titone, bill co-sponsor, introduced HB21-1171.

The bill creates the Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force, comprised of state legislators, representatives of state agencies, and members of the public, including representatives for kidney patients and health care organizations.  The task force meets at least four times per year, and is tasked with:

  • increasing awareness of kidney disease;
  • examining kidney disease, transplantation, donation, and effects in minority populations; and
  • developing a plan for an ongoing awareness campaign related to early detection of kidney disease and reducing the burden of kidney disease in Colorado.

The committee first convenes by November 1, 2021 and begins submitting annual reports to the General Assembly by December 1, 2023.  The task force is repealed on September 1, 2030, following a sunset review by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.

Public testimony for HB21-1171 can be found in Attachment C.

10:22:18 AM  

Represenative Bradfield, bill co-sponsor, made opening remarks on the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

10:28:24 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
10:40:09 AM  
The bill sponsors continued to respond to questions from the committee.
10:42:53 AM  

Ms. Lindsay Gill, representing American Kidney Fund, testified in support of the bill. Kendra Burrell, representing The National Kidney Foundation, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Lilia Cervantes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

10:53:58 AM  
The previous panel of witness responded to questions from the committee.
10:58:13 AM  
The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.
11:02:16 AM  
Committee members made closing comments on the bill.

11:07:43 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1171 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Titone
Seconded Kennedy
Baisley No
Williams D. No
Hanks No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Van Beber Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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