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72E816480B88C0E7872587F9007A2295 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-098

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 2, 2022      
Location SCR 357



SB22-098 - Lay Over


03:14:04 PM  
Senator Rodriguez,
prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-098, which creates the Drug Reuse
Opportunity Program to provide unused, donated prescription and over-the-counter
drugs to eligible patients at no cost, with priority given to certain patients.
Controlled substances and methamphetamine precursors are excluded from
the program. The State Board of Pharmacy is required to adopt rules for
the program and the bill provides for limited immunity from civil and criminal
liability for drug manufacturers, donors and receivers. The bill outlines
requirements for the donation and receipt of drugs.
03:37:25 PM  
Dr. Gina Moore, representing
the Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified to amend the bill and answered
questions from the committee.
03:43:34 PM  
Mr. Brett Michelin,
representing the Association for Accessible Medicines, testified to amend
the bill and answered questions from the committee.
03:48:35 PM  
Ms. Giovanna Burno, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:25 PM  
Dr. Michael Neil,
representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support
of the bill and answered questions from the committee.
03:57:09 PM  
Ms. Gail deVore,
representing self, testified in support of the bill and answered questions
from the committee. Additional written testimony can be found in Attachment
F
.






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