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72519F7B3342DF848725881C006BEB27 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1233

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 6, 2022      
Location Old State Library



HB22-1233 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:38:47 PM  
Representative Lontine
and Representative Soper presented House Bill 22-1233 regarding the continuation
of the regulation of optometry. Two informational handouts were distributed
(Attachment A and Attachment B).
01:51:04 PM  
Dr. Naresh Mandava, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Dr. Michael Puente, representing the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, testified in opposition to the bill.
Dr. Leo Seibold, representing the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, testified in opposition to the bill.

Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

02:09:16 PM  
Dr. Lucy Mudie, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Mrs. Charlotte Allison, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
Dr. Shad Saunders, representing self, testified to amend the bill.
02:21:27 PM  
Dr. Heather Gitchell, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. Jessica Colpitt, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. Andrew Henderson, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

02:31:39 PM  
Dr. Zoey Loomis, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. Deanna Alexander, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Ms. Teresa Blandford, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:45 PM  

Dr. Sean Claflin, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Richard Castillo, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Starck Johnson, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Jon Pederson, representing the Colorado Optometric Association, testified in support of the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee. Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment C).

03:14:17 PM  
Representative Lontine and Representative Soper introduced amendment L.001.


03:21:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Soper
Baisley Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Williams Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:21:22 PM  
Representative Lontine and Representative Soper gave closing remarks on HB22-1233.


03:30:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1233, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Soper
Baisley Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Williams Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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