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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1212

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 1, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1212 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:06:20 PM  

Senator Kefalas, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1212. This bill requires the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to create a new health facility license for freestanding emergency departments and begin issuing these licenses by December 1, 2020.  To continue operating in the state, freestanding emergency departments must be licensed by the CDPHE by July 1, 2021, except that certain facilities in rural areas that are exempted by the CDPHE may continue to operate under the existing community clinic license type.  Senator Kefalas distributed amendments L.008 and L.010 [Attachments A and B].

02:07:54 PM  
Josh Ewing, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill with amendments L.008 and L.010.
02:10:36 PM  

Diane Robinson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.

02:11:04 PM  
Randy Kuykendall, representing CDPHE, testified
in support of the bill.
02:12:03 PM  
Senator Kefalas explained the amendments and asked for a favorable recommendation on the bill.


02:14:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 [Attachment A].
Moved Court
Seconded
Cooke
Court
Fenberg
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:15:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 [Attachment B].
Moved Court
Seconded
Cooke
Court
Fenberg
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:15:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1212, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Court
Seconded
Cooke No
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:16:07 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1212 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Court No
Fenberg No
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS