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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-02t13:42:59z11 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1009

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 2, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1009 - Postponed Indefinitely

04:20:23 PM  
Senator Donovan introduced House Bill 18-1009,
concerning diabetes drug pricing transparency.  The bill requires
drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers to submit information
on diabetes drug costs and price increases to the Department of Public
Health and Environment.  She distributed two handouts to the committee
(Attachments L and M).
04:22:26 PM  
April Giles, Colorado Bioscience Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:27:28 PM  
Dana Malick, Pharmaceutical Research and
Manufacturers of America, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:30:06 PM  
Daniel Smith, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:31:57 PM  
Chewey Lam, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:35:16 PM  
Ms. Malick responded to questions from the committee.
04:38:41 PM  
Mr. Smith responded to questions from the committee.
04:40:06 PM  
Brian Warren, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:43:14 PM  
Gail DeVore, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:43:47 PM  
Erika Armani, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:46:15 PM  
Diane Robinson, Colorado Senior Lobby, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:48:19 PM  
Mr. Warren responded to questions from the committee.
04:50:24 PM  
Ms. DeVore responded to questions from the committee.
04:54:31 PM  
Heather Swanson, representing herself,
spoke in favor of the bill.  She provided two handouts to the committee
(Attachments N and O).
04:59:09 PM  
Faith Harding, representing herself, spoke
in favor of the bill.
05:01:07 PM  
Christine Fallabel, American Diabetes Association,
spoke in favor of the bill.
05:03:52 PM  
Ian Fleming, representing himself, spoke
in favor of the bill.
05:06:19 PM  
Erin Gilmer, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
05:07:30 PM  
Ann King, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
05:09:36 PM  
Eric King, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
05:11:48 PM  
Alexis King, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
05:14:09 PM  

Senator Donovan made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

05:24:14 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.


05:31:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1009 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Hill No
Moreno Yes
Cooke No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


05:31:29 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1009 indefinitely.
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court No
Hill Yes
Moreno No
Cooke Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS