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s_hhs_2018a_2018-03-21t10:53:06z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1180

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 21, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1180 - Postponed Indefinitely

11:18:34 AM  
Senator Smallwood, bill sponsor, presented
House Bill 18-1180.  The bill creates an exception to Colorado Open
Records Law to allow a mental health professional who is a respondent to
a dismissed complaint to access the Division of Professions and Occupations
or regulatory board's complaint file.  It increases state revenue
and expenditures on an ongoing basis.  Senator Smallwood distributed
amendment L.003 to the committee (Attachment B).
11:23:06 AM  
Committee discussion and questions followed.
11:37:33 AM  

Ronne Hines, Colorado Department of Regulatory of Agencies, testified against the bill.  Ms. Hines responded to questions.

11:48:57 AM  

Frank Cornelia, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified against the bill.  Mr. Cornelia responded to questions,

11:54:03 AM  

Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, testified against the bill.  Ms. Keller responded to questions.

11:59:14 AM  

Dr. Reo Leslie, Colorado Mental Health Professionals Association, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).  Dr. Leslie responded to questions from the committee.

12:08:27 PM  

James Pinkney III, Colorado Mental Health Professionals Association, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).  Mr. Pinkney responded to questions.

12:14:17 PM  
Dr. Leslie responded to committee concerns.


12:20:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B)
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Aguilar
Crowder
Kefalas
Martinez Humenik
Smallwood
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:22:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1180, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Aguilar No
Crowder Yes
Kefalas No
Martinez Humenik No
Smallwood Yes
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:23:18 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1180 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Aguilar
Seconded
Aguilar Yes
Crowder No
Kefalas Yes
Martinez Humenik Yes
Smallwood No
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS