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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-02t13:42:59z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1006

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



HB18-1006 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance


02:27:55 PM  

Senators Moreno and Gardner introduced House Bill 18-1006, concerning newborn screening.  The bill expands newborn screening for genetic and metabolic diseases, increases access to follow-up services, and creates a funding source for newborn hearing loss screening.  Senator Moreno responded to questions from the committee.

02:31:07 PM  
Sarah Wilkerson, representing herself,
spoke in favor of the bill.
02:34:09 PM  
Sara Kennedy, Colorado Hands and Voices, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:34:30 PM  
Erin Swetnam, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:36:59 PM  
Dr. David Horst, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:38:45 PM  
Carolyn Martin, Christian Home Educators
of Colorado, spoke about the bill.
02:43:28 PM  

Chris Wells, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, made himself available to answer questions.

02:44:21 PM  
Ellen Stern, Children's Hospital Colorado,
responded to questions from the committee.
02:48:21 PM  

Senator Gardner made closing comments on the merits of the bill.  He distributed amendments L.019, L.020, and L.022 (Attachments D, E, and F).



02:52:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.022
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court
Hill
Moreno
Cooke
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:53:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court
Hill
Moreno
Cooke
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:54:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.019
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court
Hill
Moreno
Cooke
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:54:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1006, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Hill
Seconded
Court Yes
Hill Yes
Moreno Yes
Cooke Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS