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s_hhs_2017a_2017-02-15t09:49:17z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/15/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1010



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion f

Refer House Bill 17-1010 to the Committee of the W
FAIL

PASS







09:51 AM -- HB 17-1010



Senator Crowder, prime sponsor, presented the bill. The bill makes several clarifications concerning the practice of dental hygiene. First, it clarifies that the Colorado Dental Board may make rules for the use of lasers for dental and dental hygiene purposes within the defined scopes of practice and with appropriate supervision. Second, it clarifies several aspects of what constitutes unsupervised dental hygiene, including administering emergency drugs and reversal agents in collaboration with a dentist.



09:52 AM --
Dr. Michelle Kohler, Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill.



09:54 AM --
Laura Jacob, Colorado Dental Hygienist Association, testified in support of the bill.



09:58 AM



Dr. Kohler and Ms. Jacob responded to committee questions. Committee discussion followed. Senator Martinez Humenik discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment A). Committee discussion followed.



170215 AttachA.pdf170215 AttachA.pdf


BILL: HB17-1010
TIME: 10:05:37 AM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
No
Kefalas
No
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: HB17-1010
TIME: 10:06:33 AM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1010 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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