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C90EA11CA373A014872583A000787183 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1103

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Feb 13, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1103 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:55:42 PM  

Representative Lontine recessed the committee.

02:55:43 PM  

The committee came back to order.  Representative Humphrey and Representative Saine, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1103 to the committee.  The bill prohibits a licensed physician from performing abortions except in limited circumstances and makes offenses a class 1 felony.  A handout was distributed to the committee (Attachment E).   

03:05:49 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:14:03 PM  
Christy Rodriguez, Colorado Campaign for Life, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:24 PM  
Samantha Koch, representing herself, testified in support
of the bill.
03:23:04 PM  
Jolene Nawrocki, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:25 PM  

Cathy Schara, representing herself, testified in support of bill.

03:29:07 PM  

The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:31:41 PM  
Dr. Aaron Lazorwitz, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:34:49 PM  

The testimony of Emily Snyder, representing the Colorado Chapter of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, was read in opposition to the bill.

03:37:43 PM  
Reverend Dawn Riley Duval, Soul to Soul Sisters, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:40:53 PM  

Jack Teter, Planned Parenthood, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:42:57 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions
from the committee.
03:50:38 PM  
Jenna Ellis, Colorado Family Action, testified in support of the bill.
03:54:28 PM  
Brad Bergford, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:21 PM  
Jeff Hunt, Colorado Christian University, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:51 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:06:04 PM  
Nora Bashir, Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:09:20 PM  
Kate Newell, Interfaith Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:11:43 PM  
Reverend Laura Rossbert, Interfaith Alliance,
testified in opposition to the bill.
04:13:56 PM  
Maria Lizarraga, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:16:09 PM  
Julie Bailey, Diocese of Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:03 PM  
Dr. Thomas Perille, representing himself,
testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment
F).
04:25:14 PM  
Thomas Uebbing, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:28:42 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:29:25 PM  
Luce Stone, representing herself, testified
in opposition to the bill.
04:36:01 PM  
Amy Ross, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:36:35 PM  
Claire Leonard, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:42:40 PM  
Scott Horak, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:46:18 PM  
Matt Niedzielski, Pikes Peak Citizens for Life, testified in support of the bill.
04:49:12 PM  
Jennie McCabe, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:53:15 PM  
Alex Ferencz, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:55:42 PM  
Joey Miller, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:57:56 PM  
Carrie Wilson, representing herself, testified
in opposition to the bill.
05:00:30 PM  
Yvonne Williams, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:05:59 PM  
Robert Fox, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:08:43 PM  
Virginia Havel, Colorado Campaign for Life, testified in support of the bill.
05:10:30 PM  
Ryan McCabe, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:11:35 PM  
Sullivan McCabe, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:12:32 PM  
Bennett Rutledge, representing himself,
testified regarding the bill.
05:17:25 PM  
Mary Parker, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:20:48 PM  
Lisa Koets, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:23:13 PM  
Sabrina Gurule, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.
05:27:22 PM  
Leona Hudson, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.
05:29:43 PM  
Mark Aughenbaugh, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:32:10 PM  
A handout was distributed to the committee
(Attachment G).
05:33:47 PM  
Jill Wildenberg, Interfaith Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:35:40 PM  
Lizzy Hinkley, American Civil Liberties
Union of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:39:34 PM  
Gena Ozols, NARAL Pro-choice Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:42:19 PM  
Karla Gonzales Garcia, Colorado Organization
for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in opposition
to the bill.  
05:45:17 PM  
Cynthia Barnes, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:48:58 PM  
Cody LeBlanc, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.
05:52:36 PM  
Representatives Saine and Humphrey gave closing remarks on the bill.
05:58:46 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


06:09:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1103 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Beckman
Seconded Baisley
Baisley Yes
Beckman Yes
Buckner No
Catlin Yes
Jackson No
Jaquez Lewis No
Mullica No
Soper Yes
Titone No
Caraveo No
Lontine No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


06:09:57 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1103 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 Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Catlin No
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS