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h_phc_2018a_2018-01-30t13:35:09z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1006

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Jan 30, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1006 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:36:54 PM  

Representative Hamner and Representative Liston, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1006 to the committee and distributed a handout (Attachment A).  The bill expands newborn screening for genetic and metabolic diseases, increases access to follow-up services, and creates a funding source for newborn hearing loss screening.

01:41:57 PM  

Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill, and noted that a qualified sign language interpreter was present to assist deaf and hard of hearing witnesses.

01:42:52 PM  

Sarah Wilkerson, March of Dimes, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Wilkerson responded to questions from the committee.

01:47:07 PM  

Kay Kelly, March of Dimes, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Kelly responded to questions from the committee.

01:53:02 PM  
Jamie Fries, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:36 PM  

Dessie Berry, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Berry responded to questions from the committee.

02:04:40 PM  
Dr. Mary Kohn, UCHealth, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:00 PM  
Dr. Peter Baker, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:05 PM  
Dr. David Horst, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, testified in support of the bill.
02:17:56 PM  
Dr. Baker, Dr. Horst, and Dr. Kohn responded to committee questions.
02:30:46 PM  
Rebecca Messall, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:35:43 PM  
Carolyn Martin, Christian Home Educators of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:38:31 PM  
Representative Liston responded to committee questions.
02:41:31 PM  

Dr. Stephen Cass, UCHealth and Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:45:47 PM  
Vicki Thomson, University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:49:04 PM  
Dr. Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:59 PM  
Denise Davis Pedrie, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:50 PM  

Dr. Cass and Ms. Thomson responded to questions from the committee.  Representative Liston commented.

03:05:15 PM  

Vance Youngs, Colorado Association for the Deaf, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Youngs responded to committee questions.

03:10:07 PM  

Ruthie Jordan, representing herself, testified regarding the bill.  Ms. Jordan responded to committee questions.

03:16:47 PM  

Ellen Stern, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Stern responded to committee questions.

03:24:08 PM  
Mr. Youngs returned to the table to respond to committee questions.
03:24:59 PM  

Michael Nicoletti, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Nicoletti responded to committee questions.

03:31:27 PM  

Dana Epelding, CDPHE, came to the table to respond to committee questions.  Ms. Stern responded to committee questions.

03:35:32 PM  

Representative Liston distributed amendment L.001 and L.002 (Attachment B and C), and described them to the committee.



03:37:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C) to amendment L..001 (Attachment B).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ginal
Beckman
Catlin
Everett
Ginal
Hooton
Landgraf
McKean
Michaelson Jenet
Pabon
Pettersen
Ransom
Danielson
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:38:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B), as amended.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Landgraf
Beckman Yes
Catlin Yes
Everett No
Ginal Yes
Hooton Yes
Landgraf Yes
McKean Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pabon Yes
Pettersen Yes
Ransom No
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:38:26 PM  
Representative Liston gave concluding remarks on the bill.
03:39:47 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


03:49:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1006, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Landgraf
Beckman Yes
Catlin Yes
Everett No
Ginal Yes
Hooton Yes
Landgraf Yes
McKean Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pabon Yes
Pettersen Yes
Ransom No
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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