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h_phc_2018a_2018-03-09t10:37:17z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-074

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 9, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-074 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:39:31 AM  

Representative Hansen, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-074 to the committee and distributed a handout (Attachment A).  The bill adds Prader-Willi syndrome to the list of persons who have mandatory eligibility for services and supports and also to the definition of an 'intellectual and developmental disability' for the purpose of receiving services and supports.

Attachment is available at the Legislative Council office

10:39:32 AM  

Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

10:40:34 AM  

Dr. Laura Harmacek, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Harmacek responded to committee questions.

10:48:19 AM  

Representative Hansen responded to committee questions regarding the bill.

10:48:40 AM  

Mark Greenberg, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association - Colorado, testified in support of the bill.   Mr. Greenberg responded to committee questions.  

10:56:47 AM  

Marty Zimmerman, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association - Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

11:00:54 AM  

Charlotte and Roxy Peterson, representing themselves, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Peterson responded to committee questions.

11:08:06 AM  
Colin Laughlin, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, came to the table to respond to committee questions.
11:13:35 AM  

Representative Hansen responded to committee questions and provided concluding remarks on the bill.

11:15:47 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:18:00 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-074 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Danielson
Beckman Yes
Catlin Excused
Everett No
Ginal Yes
Hooton Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
McKean Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pabon Yes
Ransom No
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS