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9F48AA47196A553D872588000071F1CE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1076

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 9, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1076 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:45:27 PM  
Senator Buckner, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1076, which allows hearing aid providers to prescribe, select, and fit appropriate hearing instruments and assistive devices in-person or through the use of telehealth. Senator answered questions from the committee.
01:53:37 PM  
Dr. Laura Schauer,
representing the Colorado Academy of Audiology, testified in opposition
to the bill.
01:58:00 PM  
Mr. Randall Holyfield,
representing Colorado Hearing Society, testified to amend the bill.

02:01:42 PM  
Dr. Holyfield answered
questions from the committee.
02:09:47 PM  
Riley Williams, representing
the Hello Hearing Studios, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:46 PM  
Michael Nicoletti, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, answered questions from the committee.
02:18:19 PM  
Jeanette Hensley,
representing the Colorado Center for Aging, testified in support of the
bill.
02:19:24 PM  
Alex Evertz, representing Hear.com, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:31 PM  
Francesca Maize,
representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:56 PM  
Senator Buckner provided closing remarks.


02:25:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1076 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Buckner
Seconded
Fields Excused
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Buckner Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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