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950D3BFFC7CB3B378725898E007E6D84 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 11, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

SB23-151 - Referred to House Appropriations

05:00:57 PM  
Representative Ortiz
and Representative Jodah, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill
23-151, concerning the continuation of the Health Equity Commission, and,
in connection therewith, implementing the recommendation contained in the
2022 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies (Attachment
A).  The bill  continues the Health Equity Commission in the
Department of Public Health and Environment, which is scheduled to repeal
on September 1, 2023. State fiscal impacts under the bill include only
the continuation of the program's current expenditures. The program is
continued indefinitely.  The bill sponsors responded to questions
from the committee.
05:06:51 PM  
Phuonglan Nguyen,
representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment,
testified in support of the bill.  

Kenny Maestas, representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified
in support of the bill.  

Wivine Ngongo, representing the Colorado Public Health Association, testified
in support of the bill.  

The panelists responded to questions from the committee.

Written testimony
was provided to the committee (Attachment B).

05:31:07 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-151 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jodeh
Seconded Hamrick
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Bradley Yes
English Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hamrick Yes
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
Story Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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