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D58ECE4AEF1CE8F6872586A20074FC1C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-142

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 24, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-142 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:21:05 PM  
Senator Donovan and
Senator Pettersen, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-142
and responded to questions.  
The
bill eliminates certain restrictions on facilities and providers that can
be reimbursed for abortions under Colorado’s Medicaid and Indigent Care
programs.
03:30:15 PM  
Jack Teter, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.
03:38:48 PM  
Lindsey Breslin, representing Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), testified in support of the bill
03:39:21 PM  
Marissa Oves, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.  
03:42:42 PM  

Miss Lorenne Gavish, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:46:17 PM  
Samantha Carwyn, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:49:57 PM  
Katherine Riley, representing Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), testified in support of the bill.
03:56:34 PM  
Mrs. Brittany Vessely, representing Colorado Catholic Conference, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:56:36 PM  
Tracy Johnson, representing State of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.


04:00:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E)
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Jaquez Lewis
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Smallwood
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:02:03 PM  
Senator Smallwood
presented amendment L.002 (Attachment F).  Discussion ensued.
04:10:15 PM  
The Committee and
sponsor continued to discuss amendment L.002 (Attachment F) and the bill.



04:15:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal No
Fields No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:15:18 PM  
Senator Smallwood
presented amendment L.003 (Attachment G).



04:17:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G)
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Jaquez Lewis
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Smallwood
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:19:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-142, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Simpson No
Smallwood No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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