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h_phc_2016a_2016-04-19t13:37:13z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/19/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-158



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 16-158, as amended, to the Commi


PASS







02:05 PM -- SB 16-158



Representative Primavera, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-158 to the committee. The bill clarifies and expands the duties that a physician may delegate to a physician assistant within his or her scope of practice. In addition, the bill requires that prescriptions for schedule II substances issued by a physician assistant be imprinted with the name of the supervising physician or podiatrist. All other prescriptions issued by physician assistants must be imprinted with the name and address of the facility where the physician assistant practices.



02:09 PM --
Megan Townsend, Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Townsend responded to questions from the committee.



02:15 PM --
Daniel Sung, Division of Workers' Compensation, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified regarding the bill.



02:17 PM --
Jennifer Miles, Colorado Community Health Network, testified in support of the bill.



02:19 PM



Representative Primavera read testimony from the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians that was supportive of Senate Bill 16-158.



02:20 PM



Representative Primavera distributed amendment L.004 (Attachment C) and explained it to the committee.



160419 AttachC.pdf160419 AttachC.pdf

BILL: SB16-158
TIME: 02:20:45 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). 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:





02:21 PM



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

BILL: SB16-158
TIME: 02:23:01 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-158, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
Yes
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: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:24 PM



Representative Singer recessed the committee briefly.










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