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H_HIE_2017A 04/18/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT

Date: 04/18/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 11:15 AM to 11:48 AM
Beckman
X
Buckner
X
Place: HCR 0107
Covarrubias
X
Humphrey
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Jackson
X
Representative Ginal
Kennedy
X
Landgraf
X
This Report was prepared by
Lontine
X
Vanessa Conway
Ransom
X
Esgar
X
Ginal
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-268 Referred to the Committee of the Whole





11:15 AM -- SB 17-268



Representatives Ransom and Ginal presented Senate Bill 17-268 to the committee, along with a handout (Attachment A). Under current law, a pharmacist may supervise up to three persons who are either pharmacy interns or pharmacy technicians. The reengrossed bill allows a pharmacist to supervise up to six persons. If three or more pharmacy technicians are on duty, the majority must have certain qualifications.



170418 AttachA.pdf170418 AttachA.pdf



11:23 AM --
Brad Young, representing Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in a neutral capacity.



11:26 AM --
Kim Ward, representing Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in a neutral capacity.



11:30 AM --
Mary Staples, representing the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, testified in support of the bill.



11:34 AM --
Lynn Stover, representing Walgreens, testified in support of the bill.



11:36 AM --
Ryan Telford, representing King Soopers, testified in support of the bill.

















11:43 AM



Representatives Ginal and Ransom wrapped up their presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB17-268
TIME: 11:46:09 AM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-268 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Ransom
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS






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