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A3FD68047775E5E9872583EB0075A9E0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-073

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 29, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-073 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:25:14 PM  

Representative Landgraf and Representative Roberts, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-073 to the committee.  The bill requires the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to create and administer a statewide electronic system that allows qualified individuals to upload and access advance medical directives.  The bill also requires CDPHE to promulgate rules and contract with one or more health information organization networks for the creation, administration, and maintenance of the system.  

03:30:34 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.  Christina Johnson, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill. Kathleen Flynn, AARP, testified in support of the bill.  Coral Cosway, Alzheimer's Association, testified in support of the bill.  Josh Ewing, Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

03:41:40 PM  

Representatives Landgraf and Roberts gave closing remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.



03:50:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-073 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Buckner
Baisley Yes
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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