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AAD30AAB5F613D8487258ABD00714905 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1003

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 8, 2024      
Location HCR 0107



HB24-1003 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:37:27 PM  
Reps. McLachlan and
Young introduced House Bill 24-1003.The bill extends the authority for
stocking and administering medication to prevent opiate overdoses to school
bus drivers and allows districts and schools to maintain a supply of non-laboratory
additive detection tests. The sponsors answered committee questions. Written
testimony may be found in Attachment A.
01:58:44 PM  
Committee discussion continued with the sponsors.
02:18:23 PM  
Mr. Niko Peterson,
representing Students Agaisnt Overdose, testified in support of the bill.
Zoe Ramsey, representing Students Against Overdose, testified in support
of the bill. Mr. Hays Stritikus, representing Students Against Overdose,
testified in support of the bill. Mr. Ililas Stritikus, representing Students
Against Overdose, testified in support of the bill. Committee discussion
ensued with the witnesses.
02:42:55 PM  
Mr. Zealand Eaton,
representing Students Against Overdose, testified in support of the bill.
Ms. Nina Quayle, representing Students Against Ovedose, testified in support
of the bill. Ms. Willow Lott, representing WILD, testified in support of
the bill. Andre Craig, representing Students Against Overdose, testified
in support of the bill.
02:52:19 PM  
Dr. Karen Cheser,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Katie Stewart,
representing Durango School District 9-R, testified in support of the bill.
Committee discussion ensued with the witnesses.
03:07:26 PM  
Mr. Aryan Choudhary, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Kenneth Herrmann, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Aditya Dhar, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:01 PM  
Ms. Charlotte DeGraff, representing Natural Highs, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Cooper Mangum, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Mila Long, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
03:29:06 PM  
Ms. Teresa Cobleigh,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Trina Faatz,
representing Boulder County / Community Health, testified in support of
the bill. Ryan Christoff, representing themself, testified in support of
the bill.
03:45:55 PM  
Ms. Sydney Melson,
representing the Colorado Providers Association, testified in support of
the bill. Peter Hollywood, representing themself, testified in support
of the bill. Ms. Madeleine Kamberg, representing themself, testified in
support of the bill. Dr. Marisa Wickerath, representing themself, testified
in support of the bill. Mr. Carlos Estrella Rodriguez, representing themself,
testified in support of the bill.
03:56:40 PM  
The bill sponsors
provided some closing remarks.


04:12:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1003 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Young
Seconded McLachlan
Bacon Yes
Bradfield Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook Yes
Lukens Yes
Pugliese Yes
Story Yes
Wilson Yes
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details