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h_phc_2018a_2018-02-13t13:31:30z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-054

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 13, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-054 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:36:37 PM  

Representative Liston, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-054 to the committee.  The reengrossed bill specifies that assisted living residence licensing fees set by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) cannot increase faster than the inflation rate starting on August 1, 2019.

01:38:05 PM  

Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

01:41:11 PM  

Doug Farmer, Colorado Health Care Association, testified in support of the bill.

01:42:55 PM  

William Boles, Colorado Assisted Living Association, testified in support of the bill.

01:43:59 PM  

Deborah Lively, Leading Age Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:46:05 PM  

Ms. Lively, Mr. Farmer, and Mr. Boles responded to committee questions.

01:51:47 PM  

Representative Liston responded to committee questions.

01:52:04 PM  

Randy Kuykendall, CDPHE, came to the table to respond to questions about the fiscal impacts of the bill, and the various fees for assisted living residences.

02:01:04 PM  

Francile Beights, CDPHE, came to the table to respond to committee questions regarding license fees and different types of assisted living facilities.

02:05:31 PM  

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



02:09:01 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-054 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pabon
Seconded Ransom
Beckman Yes
Catlin Yes
Everett Yes
Ginal Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
McKean Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pabon Yes
Pettersen Excused
Ransom Yes
Danielson Excused
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS