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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-25t13:35:05z6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1279

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1279 - Postponed Indefinitely


05:00:30 PM  
Senator Moreno and Senator Priola, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1279 to the committee. The bill requires health care providers to prescribe controlled substances via electronic prescription, with certain exceptions.

Senator Priola provided a handout for committee members [Attachment J].

05:04:19 PM  
Dr. Robert Yakley, representing the Colorado Medical Society, testified against the bill. He responded to committee member questions.
05:14:12 PM  
Suzanne Hamilton, representing the Colorado Society of Osteopathic Medicine, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.
05:16:31 PM  

Holly Tancar, representing Walgreens and the Colorado Retail Council, testified in support of the bill.

05:22:02 PM  
Kim Swanson-Ward, representing King Soopers and the Colorado Retail Council, testified in support of the bill.
05:25:56 PM  
Emily Zadvorny, representing the Colorado
Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
05:26:13 PM  
Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
05:29:58 PM  
Ms. Swanson-Ward responded to committee member questions.
05:32:36 PM  
Brad Young, representing Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in support of the bill.
05:36:18 PM  
Senators Priola and Moreno wrapped up their presentation of the bill.
05:40:59 PM  
Committee members discussed the bill with Senator Priola.


05:44:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1279 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


05:45:09 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1279 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS