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6B5864AE1853CC86872587DC0081CC84 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-038

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 1, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB22-038 - Postponed Indefinitely


04:37:49 PM  
Senator Sonnenberg,
bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 22-038. Current law prohibits hospitals
from including the Healthcare Affordability and Sustainability Fee as a
separate line item in its billing statements. The bill removes this restriction
and allows hospitals to show the total amount of the fee as a separate
line item on patient billing statements.
04:37:50 PM  
Senator Gonzales proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
04:39:51 PM  
Jennifer Roberts,
representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified to amend the
bill. Katherine Mulready, representing Colorado Hospital Association, testified
in support of the bill. Linda Gorman, representing Independence Institute,
testified in support of the bill.


04:49:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-038 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis No
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Coleman No
Gonzales No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:49:42 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 22-038 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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