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h_phc_2016a_2016-04-12t13:44:16z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/12/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1390



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1390 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:37 PM -- HB 16-1390



Representative Moreno, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1390 to the committee. A handout was distributed to the committee (Attachment B). The bill specifies that a person is immune from criminal prosecution when suffering from or reporting an emergency drug or alcohol overdose, if certain conditions are met. The bill provides immunity from arrest for underage persons reporting alcohol or marijuana overdoses and extends the immunity from arrest and prosecution to the underage person requiring medical assistance.



160412 AttachB.pdf160412 AttachB.pdf



02:40 PM



Representative Moreno answered questions from the committee about the bill.



02:42 PM --
Ali Maffey, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Maffey responded to questions from the committee.



02:46 PM --
Lisa Raville, Harm Reduction Action Center, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Raville responded to questions from the committee.



02:55 PM --
Helen Alvillar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:58 PM --
Danna Bushnell, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



03:03 PM --
Jamie Feld, Boulder County Public Health, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Feld responded to questions from the committee.



03:08 PM --
Hannah Garelick, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



03:12 PM -- Sarah Clark, Smart Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:16 PM



Representative Moreno responded to questions from the committee.



03:20 PM



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

BILL: HB16-1390
TIME: 03:24:08 PM
MOVED: Moreno
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1390 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-1, with one excused.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Excused
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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