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H_HIE_2017A 05/04/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT

Date: 05/04/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:33 PM to 03:32 PM
Beckman
X
Buckner
*
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:
HB17-1368

SB17-242

Commission on Family Medicine Presentation

HB17-1366
Postponed Indefinitely

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





01:33 PM -- HB 17-1368



Representative Ginal asked the committee to postpone House Bill 17-1368 indefinitely.

BILL: HB17-1368
TIME: 01:35:50 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1368 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Humphrey
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



01:37 PM -- SB 17-242



Representatives Ransom and Ginal presented Senate Bill 17-242 to the committee, along with a handout (Attachment A), amendment L.003 (Attachment B), amendment L.004 (Attachment C), amendment L005 (Attachment D), amendment L.007 (Attachment E), amendment L.008 (Attachment F), and L.009 (Attachment G). The reengrossed bill updates terminology in state law related to behavioral health, mental health, alcohol abuse, and substance abuse to recognize them as specific types of disorders. It also corrects statutory references to the Office of Behavioral Health in the Department of Human Services.



170504 AttachA.pdf170504 AttachA.pdf170504 AttachB.pdf170504 AttachB.pdf170504 AttachC.pdf170504 AttachC.pdf170504 AttachD.pdf170504 AttachD.pdf170504 AttachE.pdf170504 AttachE.pdf170504 AttachF.pdf170504 AttachF.pdf170504 AttachG.pdf170504 AttachG.pdf





01:42 PM --
Jane Ritter, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, explained the bill and the amendments.

BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:53:15 PM
MOVED: Ransom
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B) to Senate Bill 17-242. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:53:31 PM
MOVED: Ransom
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C) to Senate Bill 17-242. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:53:50 PM
MOVED: Ransom
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment D) to Senate Bill 17-242. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:54:08 PM
MOVED: Ransom
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment E) to Senate Bill 17-242. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:54:22 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment F) to Senate Bill 17-242. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ransom
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:54:36 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment G) to Senate Bill 17-242. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ransom
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-242
TIME: 01:54:55 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-242, as amended, 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



01:59 PM -- Commission on Family Medicine Presentation



Dr. Kim Marvel and Amelia Challender, representing the Commission on Family Medicine, spoke to the committee about the Rural Health Residency Program, and presented two handouts (Attachments H and I).



170504 AttachH.pdf170504 AttachH.pdf170504 AttachI.pdf170504 AttachI.pdf



Dr. Marvel and Ms. Challender responded to committee questions.



02:25 PM -- HB 17-1366



Representatives Arndt and Winter presented House Bill 17-1366 to the committee. The bill requires the state's climate change staff person to include measurable goals based on the best available science that are at least as ambitious as the goals established by the Governor's Executive Order D 004 08, with near-term, mid-term, and long-term deadlines to achieve those goals that will either reduce Colorado's greenhouse gas emissions or increase Colorado's adaptive capability to respond to climate change. The Governor or his designee must report annually to the General Assembly on the progress made in meeting the climate action plan goals, including whether the state is on track to meet the deadlines and measurable goals specified in the plan.



02:33 PM --
Alan Braslau, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:36 PM --
Susan Permut, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:45 PM --
Dianna Orf, representing Colorado Mining Association, testified in opposition to the bill.









02:48 PM --
Gina Hardin, representing 350 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:51 PM --
Harry Gregory, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:54 PM --
Hilda Nucete, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:57 PM --
Vic Marsh, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



03:02 PM --
Anita Seitz, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.



03:07 PM --
Tom Easley, representing Rocky Mountain Climate Organization, testified in support of the bill and presented two handouts (Attachments J and K).



170504 AttachJ.pdf170504 AttachJ.pdf170504 AttachK.pdf170504 AttachK.pdf



03:13 PM --
Kevin Cross, representing Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in support of the bill.



03:15 PM --
Marie Venner, representing Our Children's Trust for Colorado, testified in support of the bill.







03:20 PM



Representatives Arndt and Winter wrapped up their presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB17-1366
TIME: 03:22:23 PM
MOVED: Esgar
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1366 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 6-5.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Beckman
No
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
No
Humphrey
No
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
No
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
No
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:32 PM



The meeting adjourned.


The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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