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h_hie_2018a_2018-02-15t13:36:56z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-050

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 15, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-050 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:57:58 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Catlin, co-prime sponsors, explained Senate Bill 18-050 to the committee.  The bill allows a parent to surrender an infant 72-hours or younger at a community clinic emergency center.  Representatives Coleman and and Catlin distribuuted handouts [Attachments A and B].  Representatives Coleman and Catlin responded to committee questions concerning parental rights, informing the public, emergency facilities, other state's laws, and the 72-hour limitation.  Committee discussion ensued.

01:57:59 PM  

Jim Cole, representing University of Colorado Health, testified in support of the bill.

01:58:00 PM  

Daniela Fawcett, representing herself, testified in opposision to the bill. 

01:58:00 PM  

Amber Burkhart, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill. 

01:58:01 PM  

Randy Kuykendall, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in a nuetral capacity to the bill.  Mr. Kuykendall responded to committee questions. 

01:58:39 PM  
Alexandra Lessem, representing herself, answered previous questions on the bill.
02:03:31 PM  

Representative Ginal closed witness testimony.

02:04:04 PM  

Representative Coleman explained amendment L.004 [Attachment A].



02:05:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 [Attachment A]
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Ransom
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Roberts
Valdez
Wilson
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:06:00 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Catlin made closing remarks.



02:08:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-050, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Covarrubias
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Humphrey Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom Yes
Roberts Yes
Valdez Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS