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D438EBB62CF89B3C8725850B0062D73C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1183

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Feb 11, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1183 - Amended, referred to House Finance


10:59:39 AM  

Representative Mullica, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1183 to the committee.  The bill extends the regulation of nurse aides until September 1, 2027, and makes the following changes:

•   relocates provisions related to certified nurse aides to the Nurse Practice Act;

•   modifies the grounds for discipline related to excessive use of alcohol and drugs;

•   changes the waiting period for recertification after a certificate is revoked to two years;

•   repeals the requirement that the State Board of Nurses send notifications of action taken by certified mail;

•   clarifies that the regulation of certified nurse aides does not apply to a person directly employed by a medical facility for the first four months, if the employment is part of an approved training program and the certification is not through endorsement.



 Representative Mullica responded to committee questions.  

11:04:21 AM  

No witnesses testified on the bill.

11:04:39 AM  

Representative Mullica distributed amendments L.001 and L.002 to the committee and described them (Attachments A and B).



11:07:10 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Titone
Baisley
Buckner
Jackson Excused
Mullica
Soper Excused
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:08:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Titone
Baisley
Buckner
Jackson Excused
Mullica
Soper Excused
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:08:13 AM  

Representative Mullica gave closing remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.



11:10:19 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1183, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Buckner
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Excused
Mullica Yes
Soper Excused
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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