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9CE1AC825C4D9B0B872583A70075A71E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1131

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Feb 20, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1131 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:25:09 PM  

Representative Jaquez Lewis introduced House Bill 19-1131.  The bill requires drug wholesalers and manufacturers to provide wholesale acquisistion costs of a prescription drug and related education materials about comparable drugs to entities and individuals with whom drug-related information is shared.  She distributed amendments L.005 and L.006 to the committee (Attachments A and B).  She responded to questions from the committee.

02:36:27 PM  

Representative Jaquez Lewis continued to respond to committee questions and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment C).

02:40:51 PM  

Dana Malick, Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:46:13 PM  

Emily Roberts, Colorado Bioscience Association, testified in opposition to the bill. 

03:01:34 PM  

Ms. Malick responded to questions from the committee.

03:04:02 PM  
Diane Robinson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:37 PM  
Andrea Fuller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:12:00 PM  
Judy Danielson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:37 PM  
Beth Utton, representing herself, tesified
in support of the bill and read the testimony of James Potter, Colorado
Foundation for Universal Health Care, in support of the bill.

03:19:56 PM  
Dr. Lynn Parry, Colorado Medical Society,
testified in support of the bill.
03:23:40 PM  

Stan Gelb, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:25:24 PM  
Jessica Morgan, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:35 PM  

Emily Zadvorny, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.

03:29:59 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:46:45 PM  
Virginia Gebhart, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:43 PM  
Marilyn Hughes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:54:56 PM  
Robert Norris, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:00 PM  
Brad Young, Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:45 PM  
Dr. Gina Moore, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:33 PM  

Kris Garcia, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:33 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:06:14 PM  

The committee dicsussed amendments to the bill.

04:07:56 PM  
Representative Jaquez Lewis distributed
amendment L.009 (Attachment D).


04:12:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment D) to L.005 (Attachment A).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Jackson
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:12:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment A), as amended.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Jackson
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:13:32 PM  
Representative Jaquez Lewis gave closing remarks on the bill.
04:15:58 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


04:22:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1131, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Mullica
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner No
Catlin No
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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