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585B6325007865CF872583D9005E3BE2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-004

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RURAL AFFAIRS & AGRICULTURE
Date Apr 11, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-004 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:09:18 AM  

Representatives Roberts and McCluskie, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-004.  The bill modernizes laws authorizing health care cooperatives to incorporate consumer protections and collective rate negotiations.

11:12:10 AM  
Tamara Drongstvat, representing Peak Health Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
11:16:12 AM  
Claire Brockbank, representing Peak Health Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
11:17:56 AM  
Ms. Drongstvat and Ms. Brockbank responded to committee questions.
11:21:40 AM  
Maggie Lifland, representing Peak Health Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
11:31:00 AM  
Andrea Stojsavljevic, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:31:43 AM  
Ms. Stojsavljevic and Ms. Lifland responded to committee questions.
11:33:41 AM  

Michael Conway, Interim Colorado Insurance Commissioner at the Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.  

11:39:28 AM  
Representatives Roberts and McCluskie responded to committee questions.
11:50:49 AM  

Representatives Roberts and McCluskie discussed and distributed amendments L.007, L.010, and L.011 [Attachments A, B, and C].

11:51:56 AM  

Representatives McCluskie and Roberts responded to committee questions concerning the amendments.



11:52:36 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 [Attachment A].
Moved McCluskie
Seconded Roberts
Arndt
Buck
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone Excused
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:54:21 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 [Attachment B].
Moved Roberts
Seconded McCluskie
Arndt
Buck
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone Excused
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:55:01 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 [Attachment C].
Moved Roberts
Seconded McCluskie
Arndt
Buck
Buentello
Catlin
Lewis
McCluskie
McLachlan
Pelton
Titone Excused
Valdez D.
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:55:02 AM  
Representatives McCluskie and Roberts made concluding remarks.
11:55:28 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:00:20 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-004, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded McCluskie
Arndt Yes
Buck Yes
Buentello Yes
Catlin Yes
Lewis Yes
McCluskie Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton Yes
Titone Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS