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h_fin_2018a_2018-04-11t11:29:14z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1212

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 11, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1212 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

11:29:34 AM  

Representatives Kennedy and Landgraf, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1212, which creates a new facility license for freestanding emergency departments and requires such facilities to be licensed by July 1, 2021.  Committee members received a memo about the fiscal impact of amendment L.003, prepared by Legislative Council Staff [Attachment A], amendment L.005 [Amendment B], and a sample bill from an emergency room visit [Attachment C].  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

11:42:20 AM  
Mr. Josh Block, representing the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, and Mr. Randy Kuykendall and Ms. Kim Fear, both representing the Department of Public Health and Environment, came to the table to address committee questions about the bill.
11:51:13 AM  
Ms. Diane Robinson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
11:52:51 AM  
Ms. Alice Haugland, representing herself as a student at the University of Colorado at Boulder, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Haugland responded to committee questions. Representative Kennedy commented on Ms. Haugland's testimony.


12:04:29 PM
Motion Substitute motion to adopt amendment L.004 [Attachment D].
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Lawrence
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Covarrubias Yes
Gray No
Herod No
Kennedy No
Lawrence Yes
Lontine No
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote No
Pabon No
YES: 6   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:05:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment B].
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Gray
Beckman No
Benavidez No
Covarrubias No
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Lontine Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow No
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:07:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1212, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Lontine
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias No
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence No
Lontine Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow No
Van Winkle No
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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