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h_phc_2016a_2016-05-06t11:24:09z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/06/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-146



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.018 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 16-146, as amended, to the Commi
PASS



PASS







11:25 AM -- SB 16-146



Representative Esgar, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-146 to the committee. The bill updates state law concerning sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and allows for all STIs to be treated uniformly. It also removes language specifically criminalizing HIV infection.



11:29 AM --
George Guzman, Stigma, testified in support of the bill.



11:34 AM --
Natalie Frei, Colorado Mod Squad, testified in support of the bill.



11:37 AM --
Melanie Mattson, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Mattson responded to questions from the committee.



11:40 AM



Representative Esgar distributed amendment L.017 (Attachment A) to the committee.



160506 AttachA.pdf160506 AttachA.pdf



11:43 AM --
Sarah Roisman, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill.



11:45 AM -- Lisa VanRaemdonck, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, responded to questions on the bill.



11:46 AM -- Barb Cardell, Colorado Organizations Responding to AIDS, testified in support of the bill.



11:49 AM --
Kari Hartel, Colorado Mod Squad, testified in support of the bill.



11:54 AM



Representative Esgar explained amendment L.017 (Attachment A) to the committee. Committee discussion regarding amendment L.017 ensued.



12:12 PM



Kari Hartel and Lisa VanRaemdonck returned to the table to respond to questions regarding amendment L.017 (Attachment A).



12:30 PM



Committee discussion with Ms. Hartel and Representative Esgar ensued.



12:37 PM



Committee members continued to comment on amendment L.017 (Attachment A) .

BILL: SB16-146
TIME: 12:40:36 PM
MOVED: Danielson
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment A). The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





12:41 PM



Representative Esgar distributed amendment L.018 (Attachment B) to the committee. Representative Primavera explained amendment L.018.



160506 AttachB.pdf160506 AttachB.pdf

BILL: SB16-146
TIME: 12:42:39 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.018 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Tyler
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Kraft-Tharp
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





12:43 PM



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

BILL: SB16-146
TIME: 12:46:28 PM
MOVED: Danielson
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-146, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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