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s_hhs_2016a_2016-01-20t09:51:00z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/20/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-006



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 The motion passed without ob

Refer Senate Bill 16-006, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

FAIL







10:12 AM -- SB 16-006



Senator Martinez Humenik presented Senate Bill 16-006. She explained that the bill was recommended by the Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Oversight Committee, and requires the Colorado health benefit exchange, which operates under the name Connect for Health Colorado, to establish a system for referring consumers to qualified insurance brokers to enroll consumers in health plans. To participate in the system, a broker must be licensed by the Colorado Division of Insurance and certified by Connect for Health Colorado. Senator Martinez Humenik distributed and discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



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10:18 AM --
Bethany Pray, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



10:25 AM



Committee discussion followed about the provisions of the bill.



10:28 AM --
Tammy Niederman, Colorado State Association of Health Underwriters, spoke in support of the bill.



10:33 AM



Committee members commented on the bill. Senator Martinez Humenik made closing comments.

BILL: SB16-006
TIME: 10:36:16 AM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Martinez Humenik
Newell
Crowder
Lundberg
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB16-006
TIME: 10:43:32 AM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-006, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
No
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Newell
No
Crowder
No
Lundberg
Yes
FINAL YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





10:46 AM



The committee adjourned.






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