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761E43DC5190C85A872583CA006CF100 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 27, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

HB19-1253 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:49:57 PM  
Represenative Lontine recessed the committee.
01:57:41 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:00:42 PM  

Representative Buckner and Representative Landgraf, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1253 to the committee.  The bill prohibits state-regulated carriers of life insurance, disability income insurance, and long-term care insurance from discriminating against living organ donors in insurance policies.  The bill directs the Department of Human Services to develop educational materials concerning the benefits of live organ donation and its effect on access to insurance.  A packet of handouts was distributed to the committee (Attachment C).

02:05:13 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.  Amendment L.001 was distributed to the committee (Attachment D).

02:10:46 PM  
Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:12:00 PM  
Kendra Burrell, National Kidney Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
02:16:16 PM  
Gary Drexler, American Transplant Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
02:18:13 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:19:31 PM  
Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee questions.
02:23:17 PM  

Representative Buckner discussed amendment L.001.  Max Nardo, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions.

02:26:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Buckner
Seconded Soper
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:26:08 PM  
Representatives Buckner and Landgraf gave closing remarks on the bill.
02:27:54 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.

02:32:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1253, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Soper
Baisley Yes
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica Excused
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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