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H_PHC_2016A 04/26/2016 01:32:58 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES

Date: 04/26/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:32 PM to 05:45 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
X
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:
HB16-1443

HB16-1358

HB16-1385
Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to Appropriations

Amended, Referred to Appropriations



01:33 PM -- HB 16-1443



Representative Singer, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1443 to the committee. The bill requires youth sports organizations to notify a parent or legal guardian of each participating child concerning the organization's policies relating to criminal history background checks for adult employees and volunteers who work directly with children. Youth sports organizations must provide notice within 30 days of a child registering with the organization. In addition, the bill requires youth sports organizations to supervise all adult employees and volunteers who work directly with children but who have not a background check conducted in the preceding 12 months.



01:36 PM



Representative Singer responded to questions from the committee.



01:38 PM --
Jim Hiner, YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, testified in support of the bill.



01:42 PM --
Karen Brown, YMCA of Boulder Valley, testified in support of the bill.



01:45 PM



Ms. Brown and Mr. Hiner responded to questions from the committee. Representative Singer responded to a question about the bill.













01:59 PM --
Andrew MacArthur, Background Information Services, testified in support of the bill. Mr. MacArthur responded to questions from the committee.



02:03 PM



Representative Singer commented on the bill.



02:06 PM --
Michelle Peterson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:19 PM



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



160426 AttachA.pdf160426 AttachA.pdf

BILL: HB16-1443
TIME: 02:19:50 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:21 PM



Representative Singer gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1443
TIME: 02:29:15 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1443, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:30 PM -- HB 16-1358



Representative Singer and Representative Conti, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1358 to the committee. The bill prohibits the Department of Human Services (DHS) from collecting patient information (including name, social security number, or other personal identifying information) at the public and private treatment facilities for alcohol or drug abuse that it oversees. Witness testimony was heard on this bill during the April 5, 2016, Public Health Care and Human Services committee hearing.



02:32 PM



Representative Conti distributed amendment L.004 (Attachment B) and explained it to the committee. Members commented on amendment L.004.



160426 AttachB.pdf160426 AttachB.pdf



02:35 PM



Committee discussion on amendment L.004 ensued.











02:43 PM



Nancy VanDeMark, Office of Behavioral Health, DHS, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee regarding amendment L.004.



02:48 PM



Representative Singer responded to questions from the committee. Committee discussion on the bill ensued.



02:55 PM



Ms. VanDeMark continued to respond to questions from the committee.




02:58 PM



Representative Singer and Representative Conti commented on the bill. Committee discussion with Ms. VanDeMark ensued.



03:10 PM




Representative Primavera reopened witness testimony on the bill.



03:11 PM -- Jennifer Miles, Colorado Providers Association, responded to questions on the bill and amendment L.004.



03:13 PM -- Ruth Apointe, Arapahoe House, responded to questions on the bill and amendment L.004.

BILL: HB16-1358
TIME: 03:18:57 PM
MOVED: Conti
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment B). The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
No
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
No
YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:24 PM



Representative Conti and Representative Singer gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1358
TIME: 03:26:52 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1358, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Conti
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
No
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
No
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



03:28 PM -- HB 16-1385



Representative Singer, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1385 to the committee. The bill expands the definitions of "abuse" and "child abuse or neglect" in regards to children's exposure to controlled substances in several provisions of law. Under the bill, the provisions regarding manufacturing of controlled substances are repealed and "child abuse or neglect is instead defined as substance use or substance exposure that threatens or results in harm to health or welfare of a child, based on several criteria. In addition, the bill modifies the definition for "child abuse or neglect" in regards to children who test positive at birth for substance exposure.



03:33 PM



Representative Singer distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment C) and explained it to the committee.



160426 AttachC.pdf160426 AttachC.pdf















03:38 PM



Representative Singer responded to questions from the committee about the bill and amendment L.001.



03:44 PM



Representative Singer distributed amendments L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments D, E, and F) and explained them to the committee.



160426 AttachD.pdf160426 AttachD.pdf160426 AttachE.pdf160426 AttachE.pdf160426 AttachF.pdf160426 AttachF.pdf



03:50 PM --
Dr. M. Kay Teel, Strong Start for Families, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment G). Dr. Teel responded to questions from the committee.



160426 AttachG.pdf160426 AttachG.pdf



03:56 PM -- Jason Warf, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Warf responded to questions from the committee.



04:03 PM --
Ruchi Kapoor, Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Kapoor responded to questions from the committee.



04:06 PM --
Indra Lusero, Elephant Circle, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Lusero responded to questions from the committee.



04:12 PM --
Amanda Bent, Drug Policy Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Bent responded to questions from the committee.



04:18 PM --
Shawn Coleman, 36 Solutions, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Coleman responded to questions from the committee.



04:25 PM --
Wendy Turner, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



04:27 PM --
Colton Turner, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



04:28 PM --
Toni Wolff, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



04:36 PM --
Erin Maison-Everhart, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



04:47 PM --
Teri Robnett, Cannabis Patients Alliance, testified in support of the bill.



04:52 PM --
Jade Woodard, Illuminate Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:56 PM --
Mary Carniglia, Healthy Choices Unlimited, testified in support of the bill.



04:59 PM --
Dr. Desmond Runyen, Kempe Foundation, testified in support of the amended bill.









05:01 PM --
John Faught, Kempe Foundation, testified in support of the amended bill.



05:06 PM



Representative Singer responded to questions from the committee.



05:10 PM --
Kris Morwood, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



05:12 PM



Representative Singer distributed amendment L.005 and L.006 (Attachments H and I) to committee.




160426 AttachH.pdf160426 AttachH.pdf160426 AttachI.pdf160426 AttachI.pdf

BILL: HB16-1385
TIME: 05:13:56 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C), as amended. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PAS


BILL: HB16-1385
TIME: 05:14:32 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D), to amend L.001. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





05:16 PM



The committee discussed possible conceptual amendments to amendment L.003.

BILL: HB16-1385
TIME: 05:18:15 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E) to amend L.001. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
No
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





05:19 PM



The committee discussed amendment L.005 (Attachment H).

BILL: HB16-1385
TIME: 05:33:59 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment H), to amend L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pettersen
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


BILL: HB16-1385
TIME: 05:36:15 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment I), to amend L.001. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







05:41 PM



Representative Singer gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1385
TIME: 05:43:36 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1385, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



05:45 PM



The committee adjourned.




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