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B9A6C9C15DB97BA4872582330074341E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1155

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 13, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1155 - Amended, referred to House Finance

02:16:53 PM  

Representative Singer and Representative Liston, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1155 to the committee.  The bill continues the licensing of physical therapists in Colorado and makes various changes to the scope of practice for physical therapists.

02:17:37 PM  

Amendments L.001 and L.002 were distributed to the committee (Attachments A and B). 

02:17:55 PM  

Representatives Singer and Liston responded to committee questions.

02:20:05 PM  

Dr. Scott Richardson, Acuptuncture Association of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment C).  

02:24:08 PM  

Erika Fayina Marie, Acuptuncture Association of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Marie responded to questions from the committee.  

02:29:45 PM  
Amy McDevitt, American Physical Therapy Association, testified
in support of the bill.
02:34:10 PM  

Dr. Jennifer Berry, American Physical Therapy Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:37:51 PM  

Darral Freund, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:40:26 PM  
Cameron McDonald, representing himself, came to the table
to respond to committee questions.  Mr. McDonald responded to committee
questions.
02:46:37 PM  

Bryan Jameson, Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), and Ronnie Hines, DORA, came to the table to respond to committee questions.

02:56:54 PM  

Representative Danielson recessed the committee.

02:56:55 PM  

Representative Danielson called the meeting back to order.

03:00:20 PM  

Representative Singer described amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



03:08:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Singer
Seconded Ginal
Beckman Yes
Catlin Yes
Everett Yes
Ginal Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
McKean Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pabon No
Pettersen Yes
Ransom No
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:08:02 PM  

Representative Singer described amendment L.002 (Attachment B).



03:09:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Singer
Seconded Ginal
Beckman
Catlin
Everett
Ginal
Kennedy
Landgraf
McKean
Michaelson Jenet
Pabon
Pettersen
Ransom
Danielson
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:09:01 PM  

Representatives Singer and Liston gave concluding remarks on the bill.

03:10:30 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



03:17:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1155, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Singer
Seconded Ginal
Beckman Yes
Catlin Yes
Everett No
Ginal Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
McKean Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pabon No
Pettersen Yes
Ransom No
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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