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h_phc_2016a_2016-04-26t13:32:58z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/26/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1385



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C), as amended.

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D), to amend L.0

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E) to amend L.00

Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment H), to amend L.0

Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment I), to amend L.0

Refer House Bill 16-1385, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS

PASS

Pass Without Objection

PASS

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 Under the bill, the provisions regarding manufacturing of controlled substances are repealed and "child abuse or neglect is instead defined as substance use or substance exposure that threatens or results in harm to health or welfare of a child, based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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