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H_PHC_2016A 04/15/2016 03:04:20 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES

Date: 04/15/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 03:04 PM to 06:04 PM
Conti
X
Danielson
X
Place: HCR 0107
Everett
X
Ginal
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Joshi
X
Representative Primavera
Landgraf
X
Leonard
*
This Report was prepared by
Moreno
X
Anne Wallace
Pettersen
X
Tyler
X
Windholz
X
Singer
X
Primavera
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1322

HB16-1398

HB16-1427
Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to Appropriations

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole





03:05 PM -- HB 16-1322



Representative Pettersen and Representative Coram, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1322 to the committee. The bill requires health insurance plans that are required by federal law to cover contraceptives to cover a 3-month supply of a prescription contraceptive the first time it is dispensed to a covered person, and a 12-month supply any time it is subsequently re-dispensed.





03:07 PM -- Caitlin Westerson, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Westerson responded to questions from the committee. Representative Pettersen commented.



03:13 PM --
Amanda Carlson, 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:16 PM



Representative Pettersen responded to questions from the committee.



03:17 PM --
Ashley Wheeland, Women's Lobby of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:19 PM -- Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Allen-Davis responded to questions from the committee.









03:26 PM



Representative Pettersen distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A), and explained it to the committee.



160415 AttachA.pdf160415 AttachA.pdf

BILL: HB16-1322
TIME: 03:27:05 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:27 PM



Amendment L.004 (Attachment B) was distributed to the committee. Representative Pettersen responded to questions about amendment L.004.



160415 AttachB.pdf160415 AttachB.pdf

BILL: HB16-1322
TIME: 03:27:28 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment B). The motion passed on a vote of 8-4, with one excused.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Excused
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 8 NO: 4 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:30 PM



Representative Pettersen distributed and explained amendment L.005 (Attachment C) to the committee.



160415 AttachC.pdf160415 AttachC.pdf

BILL: HB16-1322
TIME: 03:31:04 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:32 PM



Representative Coram and Representative Pettersen gave concluding remarks. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1322
TIME: 03:35:56 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1322, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:37 PM -- HB 16-1398



Representative Landgraf and Representative Young, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1398 to the committee. The bill requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to use a competitive request-for-proposal process to select a contractor to implement the recommendations of the Respite Care Task Force. The selected contractor must be an entity that serves individuals with disabilities or chronic conditions by providing and coordinating respite care and must currently have a role with the Colorado Respite Coalition.



03:45 PM



Representative Landgraf and Representative Young responded to questions from the committee.



03:55 PM --
Kandice Kramer, Northeast Colorado Health Department, testified in support of the bill.



04:00 PM --
Lynne Robinson, Colorado Respite Coalition, testified in support of the bill and distributed two handouts (Attachments D and E). Ms. Robinson responded to questions from the committee.



160415 AttachD.pdf160415 AttachD.pdf160415 AttachE.pdf160415 AttachE.pdf









04:07 PM --
Coral Cosway, Alzheimer's Association, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Cosway responded to questions from the committee.



04:10 PM --
Mindy Kemp, DHS, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Kemp responded to questions from the committee.



04:16 PM



Representative Young noted that a representative from the Bell Policy Center had planned to testify in support of the bill, but could not make the hearing.



04:22 PM



Representative Young distributed amendments L.001 (Attachment F) and J.002 (Attachment G). The committee discussed amendment L.001.



160415 AttachF.pdf160415 AttachF.pdf160415 AttachG.pdf160415 AttachG.pdf

BILL: HB16-1398
TIME: 04:23:08 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





















04:37 PM



Representative Landgraf distributed amendment L.002 (Attachment H) and explained it to the committee.



160415 AttachH.pdf160415 AttachH.pdf

BILL: HB16-1398
TIME: 04:39:15 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H). The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
No
Everett
Yes
Ginal
No
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
No
Pettersen
No
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
No
YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





04:40 PM



Representative Moreno distributed and explained amendment L.003 (Attachment I) to the committee.

160415 AttachI.pdf160415 AttachI.pdf
BILL: HB16-1398
TIME: 04:41:51 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment I). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:44 PM



Representative Landgraf and Representative Young gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1398
TIME: 04:58:24 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1398, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:59 PM -- HB 16-1427



Representative Pabon, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1427 to the committee. The bill exempts multi-serving liquid retail marijuana products from the equivalency restrictions if the product complies with all statutory and rule packaging requirements for multi-serving edibles. The multi-serving liquid must:

      • be packaged in a structure that uses a single mechanism to achieve both child-resistance and accurate pouring dosing of each liquid serving in increments of ten miligrams or less, with a maximum of 100 miligrams per package; and
      • have the dosing component within the child-resistant cap or closure of the bottle and not a separate component.



05:05 PM



Representative Pabon responded to questions from the committee. He distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment J).



160415 AttachJ.pdf160415 AttachJ.pdf









05:07 PM --
Sarah Clark, Smart Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Clark responded to questions from the committee.



05:23 PM --
Dean Heizer, LivWell, testified in support of the bill.



05:27 PM --
Joe Hodas, Dixie Brands, testified in support of the bill.



05:31 PM



Mr. Hodas responded to questions from the committee.



05:46 PM --
Tyler Henson, Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.



05:47 PM -- Christian Sederberg, Vicente Sederberg, testified in support of the bill.



05:50 PM



Mr. Sederberg and Mr. Henson responded to questions from the committee.



05:57 PM



Representative Pabon explained amendment L.001 (Attachment J) to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1427
TIME: 05:57:56 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment J). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





05:59 PM



Representative Pabon gave concluding remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1427
TIME: 06:01:50 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1427, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



06:04 PM



The committee adjourned.




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