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H_FIN_2020A 02/20/2020 11:19:57 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 02/20/2020
Attendance
Benavidez X
Champion E
Gray *
Kraft-Tharp *
Larson X
Rich X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Bird X
Herod X
Time 11:19:57 AM to 01:13:08 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Herod
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1118 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1139 Referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1236 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1118 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:20:10 AM  

Representative Larson presented House Bill 20-1118 to the committee.  The bill expands the definition of a current class 1 traffic misdemeanor for causing serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user while careless driving to include all persons who cause serious bodily injury while carelessly driving.

11:26:46 AM  
Representative Larson responded to committee members' questions.
11:27:11 AM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.
11:28:45 AM  
Representative Larson wrapped up his presentation on the bill.


11:34:58 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1118 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Larson
Benavidez No
Champion Excused
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan No
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1139 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:35:12 AM  

Representative Caraveo presented House Bill 20-1139 to the committee.  The bill creates and allows recovery support services organizations to bill Medicaid for eligible services.

11:37:30 AM  
Lauren Snyder, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment A).
11:41:40 AM  
Jennifer Hill, representing the Recovery Work Group, testified in support of the bill.
11:44:07 AM  
Hope Hyatt, representing the Colorado Mental Wellness Network, testified in support of the bill.
11:48:36 AM  
Amanda Cain, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:48:53 AM  
Ms. Snyder responded to committee members' questions.
11:53:17 AM  
Ms. Hill responded to committee members' questions.
11:58:19 AM  
Representatives Caraveo and Pelton wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


12:12:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1139 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Benavidez No
Champion Excused
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson Yes
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1236 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


12:19:23 PM  
Representatives Lontine and Will presented House
Bill 20-1236 to the committee, along with amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments
B and C).  The bill establishes a program that gives taxpayers the
option of being evaluated through tax filings for eligibility in certain
affordable health insurance programs.
 
12:19:54 PM  
Representatives Lontine and Will responded to committee members' questions.
12:33:24 PM  
Monica Van Buskirk, representing Connect
for Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:33:51 PM  

Karlee Tebbutt, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of amendments to the bill.

12:36:19 PM  
Lila Cummings, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.
12:37:16 PM  
Allison Neswood, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
12:47:40 PM  

Stephanie Brooks, representing the Colorado Community Health Network, testified in support of the bill.

12:48:14 PM  
Sam Espinoza, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
12:50:58 PM  
Kevin Wilson, representing Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:04:48 PM  
Amanda Egbert, representing the Department of Revenue, responded to committee members' questions.
01:05:18 PM  
Representatives Lontine and Will explained amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments B and C).


01:09:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Gray
Seconded Snyder
Benavidez
Champion Excused
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Larson
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn


01:10:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Gray
Seconded Bird
Benavidez
Champion Excused
Gray
Kraft-Tharp
Larson
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Bird
Herod
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:10:31 PM  
Representatives Lontine and Will wrapped up their presentation on the bill.


01:12:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1236, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Kraft-Tharp
Benavidez Yes
Champion Excused
Gray Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Larson No
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Bird Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:13:08 PM   The committee adjourned.