BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1358
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
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04:11 PM -- HB 16-1358
Representative Conti and Representative Singer, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1358 to the committee. The bill prohibits the Colorado 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.
Representative Singer responded to questions from the committee.
04:17 PM -- Dr. Nancy VanDemark, DHS, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:23 PM -- Matt Sundeen, Colorado Providers Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:30 PM -- Dr. Aleah Horstman, Arapahoe House, testified in support of the bill.
04:32 PM -- Stacey Delbaugh, Valley Hope Association, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. Horstman and Mr. Sundeen answered questions from the committee.
Representative Primavera laid over House Bill 16-1358 until a future date.