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69E1B2A7F860C42E872583B50062506E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1009

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 6, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1009 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

10:53:54 AM  

Representative Kennedy and Representative Singer, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1009 to the committee.  The bill expands a state housing voucher program to individuals with substance use disorders who are transitioning back into the community; requires state licensure of recovery residences; and creates a fund and an oversight board for any settlements or damage awards the state might receive from opioid-related litigation.  Amendment L.008 was distributed to the committee (Attachment E).

11:02:04 AM  
Representatives Kennedy and Singer responded to committee questions about the bill.
11:20:15 AM  
Committee discussion continued with the
bill sponsors.
11:32:31 AM  
Liz Kenny, Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:38:28 AM  
Tracey Ritter, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  
11:42:57 AM  

Kelly Sloan, Colorado Society of Addiction Medicine, testified in support of the bill.

11:45:02 AM  
Wendy Hawthorne, Department of Local Affairs, responded to committee questions.
11:56:37 AM  

Ms. Ritter responded to committee questions.

11:58:26 AM  
Rourke Weaver, Red Rock Recovery Services,
testified in support of the bill.
11:59:32 AM  
Butch Lewis, David's House, testified in
support of the bill.
12:02:02 PM  
Carrie Noonan, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.  
12:04:36 PM  
Jamie Feld, Colorado Consortium for Rx Drug Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
12:07:41 PM  

Frank Cornelia, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified in support of the bill.

12:10:57 PM  
Lauren Snyder, Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:14:04 PM  
Valerie Schlecht, Colorado Cross-Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
12:18:13 PM  

The witness panel responded to committee questions.  Representative Singer responded to committee questions.

12:22:01 PM  
Ms. Hawthorne returned to the table to
respond to committee questions.
12:25:36 PM  
Amendments L.010 and L.009 were distributed to the committee
(Attachments F and G).


12:33:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment F) to amendment L.008 (Attachment E).
Moved Singer
Seconded Kipp
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:34:46 PM  

Amendment L.011 was distributed (Attachment H).



12:37:54 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to amendment L.009 (Attachment G), line 4, after '(IV)', add 'To the extent practicable,'.
Moved Singer
Seconded Kipp
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:39:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment G) to amendment L.008 (Attachment E).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Liston
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:39:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment H) to amendment L.008 (Attachment E).
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Kipp
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:41:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment E), as amended.
Moved Singer
Seconded Kipp
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:41:51 PM  
Representative Singer and Representative Kennedy gave closing remarks on the bill.
12:48:48 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:58:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1009, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Singer
Seconded Kipp
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson No
Liston No
Mullica Yes
Pelton No
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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