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284B500C672435B4872586DF007272F1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-156

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date May 24, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-156 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:50:07 PM  
Representative Mullica, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 21-156. The bill creates a pilot grant program to finance nurse intake of 911 calls with the goal of diverting non-urgent calls from emergency rooms to more appropriate lower-cost alternatives.
02:52:00 PM  
Sean Burton, representing Global Medical Response; Dr. Colleen Casper, representing Colorado Nurses Association; and Ms. Andrea Stojsavljevic, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:04:41 PM  
Director Kevin  Malecka,
representing Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support
of the bill.  Members of the committee asked questions to the witness.
03:08:44 PM  
The bill sponsor
introduced amenment L.006 (Attachment A).



03:09:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Duran
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Excused
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:09:12 PM  
Representative Mullica offered closing remarks on the bill.


03:12:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-156, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Duran
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Excused
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Hanks Yes
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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