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2C6C3175672C9BC8872583D900808C6A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-228

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 11, 2019      
Location LSB B



SB19-228 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


05:24:08 PM  

Senator Winter, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-228.  The bill provides funding for the implementation of several programs for the prevention of opioid and other substance use disorders.

05:31:08 PM  
 Danielle Felder, Boys and Girls Clubs
of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:39:50 PM  

Kaycee Headrick, Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County, testified in support of the bill.

05:42:50 PM  
Committee discussion followed.
05:46:50 PM  

Jamie Feld, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill.

05:52:33 PM  

Amendments L.001, L.002, L.004, and L.006 were distributed to the committee (Attachments P through S).  Cristen Bates, DHS, discussed DHS' position on the amendments.

06:00:26 PM  
Erin Reynolds, LCS, responded to questions on the fiscal note for the bill.
06:05:17 PM  
Theresa Ansehm, Colorado Association of
Local Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill.

06:09:20 PM  
Dr. Dale Terasaki, Colorado Society of Addiction Medicine, testified in support of the bill.
06:11:07 PM  
Nancy VanDemark, Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:13:35 PM  
Trina Faatz, Boulder County Public Health, testified in support of the bill.
06:16:59 PM  
Jillian Adams, Illuminate Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.
06:20:55 PM  

Meghan Dollar, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

06:23:00 PM  
Dr. Will French, Colorado Veterinarian Association, testified in support of the bill.
06:26:34 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions.
06:28:58 PM  
Erin Miller, Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
06:31:28 PM  

Mila Long, Boulder County Substance Use Advisory Group, testified in support of the bill.



06:37:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment P).
Moved Winter
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:37:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment Q).
Moved Winter
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:38:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment R).
Moved Winter
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:38:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment S).
Moved Winter
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:38:38 PM  
Senators Winter and Moreno made closing remarks.
06:40:42 PM  
Senator Crowder commented on the bill.
06:41:17 PM  
Committee discussion followed.


06:45:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-228, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Winter
Seconded
Crowder No
Smallwood Excused
Winter Yes
Pettersen Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS