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5DD3AF75984065F58725823D000B9C49 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1225

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 22, 2018      
Location RM 271



HB18-1225 - Postponed Indefinitely


07:06:56 PM  

Representative Humphrey, bill sponsor, explained House Bill 18-1225 to the committee.  The bill prohibits a licensed physician from performing abortions except in limited circumstances and makes offences a class 1 felony.

07:13:37 PM  
Representative Humphrey responded to committee questions.
07:18:15 PM  

Jenna Ellis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Ellis responded to committee questions.

07:22:55 PM  

Dr. Rebecca Cohen, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Dr. Cohen responded to committee questions.

07:47:31 PM  
Joyce Dennison, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:50:57 PM  

Jennifer Pitotti, representing the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Pitotti responded to committee questions.

07:53:21 PM  
Grady Nouis, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:03:48 PM  

Andrea Shpall, representing the Anti-Defamation League, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Shpall responded to committee questions.

08:11:43 PM  

Bethany Janzen, representing Students For Life, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Janzen responded to committee questions.

08:21:45 PM  

Karla Gonzales Garcia, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:24:54 PM  

Christy Rodruigez, representing Colorado Campaign For Life, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Rodriguez responded to committee questions.

08:27:31 PM  

Lizzy Hinkley, representing American Civil Liberties Union, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Hinkley responded to committee questions.

08:36:04 PM  

Albany Rose, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Rose responded to committee questions.

08:41:18 PM  

Betty Boyd, representing the American Association of University Women and the Colorado Religious Coalition of Reproductive Choice, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Boyd read the testimony of Greg Garland.

08:45:44 PM  

Christy Burton-Brown, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Burton-brown responded to committee questions.

08:54:13 PM  

Jill Wildenberg, Interfaith Alliance, read Reverend Jawana Davis's testimony.  Reverend Davis's testimony was opposed to the bill.

08:57:04 PM  

Dr. Thomas Perille, representing the Protect Life Coalition, testified in support of the bill and distributed a document. [Attachment C]. Dr. Perille responded to committee questions.

09:02:11 PM  

Gena Ozols, representing NARAL, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Ozols responded to committee questions.

09:06:27 PM  
Denise Archuleta, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
09:10:33 PM  
Scott Horak, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
09:15:16 PM  
Annie Zeiler, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
09:18:44 PM  

Nathan Wenneker, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Mr Wenneker distributed a handout [Attachment D].

09:24:02 PM  

Angela Delgado, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

09:26:55 PM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
09:27:22 PM  
Representative Humphrey made closing remarks.
09:27:53 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


09:56:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1225 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Covarrubias
Beckman Yes
Buckner No
Covarrubias Yes
Humphrey Yes
Jackson No
Kennedy No
Landgraf Yes
Lontine No
Ransom Yes
Roberts No
Wilson Yes
Esgar No
Ginal No
YES: 6   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


09:56:35 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1225 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Lontine
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Roberts Yes
Wilson No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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