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h_phc_2017a_2017-04-11t13:30:08z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/11/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-074



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 17-074, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:35 PM -- SB 17-074



Representative Esgar, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-074 to the committee. The reengrossed bill creates a pilot program in the College of Nursing in the University of Colorado to make grants for organizations providing medication-assisted treatment to persons with opioid use disorders in Pueblo and Routt counties. The program is funded by an annual appropriation from the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund (MTCF) for FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19 of $500,000 per year. Any unexpended moneys are returned to the MTCF. The program is repealed as of June 30, 2020.



01:41 PM



Representative Esgar responded to committee questions regarding the bill.



01:49 PM --
Jose Esquibel, Office of the Attorney General, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Esquibel responded to committee questions.



01:58 PM --
Megan Townsend, Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Townsend responded to committee questions.



02:08 PM -- Dr. Michael Nerenberg, Pueblo Health Department, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Nerenberg responded to committee questions.



02:21 PM --
Ken Davis, Northwest Colorado Health, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Davis responded to committee questions.



02:31 PM --
Peg Ackerman, County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Jacquelyn Cully, Natcore Health and Integrative Treatment Consulting, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Cully responded to committee questions.



02:39 PM --
Dr. Mary Weber, University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Weber responded to committee questions.



02:42 PM --
Dr. Tanya Sorrell, University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Sorrell responded to committee questions



02:53 PM --
Meghan Dollar, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.





Representative Esgar distributed amendment L.010 (Attachment A) and amendment L.011 (Attachment B) and explained them to the committee. Amendment L.010 was not moved by the committee.



170411 AttachA.pdf170411 AttachA.pdf170411 AttachB.pdf170411 AttachB.pdf

BILL: SB17-074
TIME: 02:57:05 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Catlin
Ginal
Hooton
Humphrey
Landgraf
Lewis
Liston
Michaelson Jenet
Pabon
Pettersen
Ransom
Danielson
Singer
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:02 PM



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


BILL: SB17-074
TIME: 03:23:56 PM
MOVED: Danielson
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-074, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Michaelson Jenet
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Landgraf
Yes
Lewis
Yes
Liston
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
No
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
No
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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