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2E7F4C16A20112ED8725846D0062C710 Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For PUBLIC COMMENT AND FEEDBACK ON BILL DRAFT REQUESTS

INTERIM COMMITTEE  OPIOID AND OTHER SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
Date Sep 6, 2019      
Location Old State Library



Public Comment and Feedback on Bill Draft Requests - Committee Discussion Only


11:58:57 AM  

Tonya Wheeler, Advocates for Recovery Colorado, told the committee that she would like statute to establish a definition for "recovery community organization." She discussed the role of recovery communities.

12:04:55 PM  

Sonny Lawrence, representing himself, discussed his idea about a bill addressing concerns of the chronic pain community.

12:11:10 PM  

Committee discussion followed about issues related to treating chronic pain and the ways the committee could include the issues impacting chronic pain patients, such as access to pain medications and provider education.

12:17:29 PM  
The committee discussed the process going forward for stakeholder engagement and bill drafting.
12:18:37 PM  

Representative Wilson distributed a handout (Attachment B).

12:19:38 PM  

Senator Pettersen recessed the meeting.






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