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s_fin_2018a_2018-01-11t09:32:40z0 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 11, 2018      
Location SCR 357

SB18-027 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

09:32:48 AM  

Senators Todd and Smallwood, co-prime sponsors, discussed Senate Bill 18-027, which adopts the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact and repeals the existing Nurse Licensure Compact.  It increases cash fund revenue and expenditures to the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Regulatory Agencies.

09:36:36 AM  
Terry Buxton, representing the Colorado Nurses Association, testified in support of the bill.
09:37:32 AM  
Kelly Galloway, representing Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
09:38:58 AM  

Rebecca Fotsch, representing the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, testified in support of the bill.

09:42:10 AM  
Ms. Fotsch and Ms. Buxton responded to committee questions regarding regulatory burdens associated with nurse licensing and the potential shortage of nursing jobs.

09:47:02 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-027 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS