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D6456CF65640759C872583BE00640A64 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1208

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 15, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1208 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:12:47 PM  
Representative Singer and Representative Landgraf, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1208 to the committee. The bill allows a licensed physical therapist to evaluate a concussed youth athlete and provide clearance for the athlete to return to play.
12:19:23 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
12:20:07 PM  
Dr. Cameron MacDonald, American Physical
Therapy Association - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill.
12:23:21 PM  

David Bruton Jr., representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

12:26:32 PM  

Dr. Stephanie Glick, representing herself, read the testimony of Dr. Nicole Miranda in support of the bill.

12:30:19 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee
questions.
12:37:53 PM  

Dr. Scott Rosenthal, Children's Hospital Colorado and the American Academy of Pediatrics, testified in opposition to the bill.

12:40:11 PM  

Dr. Alexis Ball, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

12:43:22 PM  
Dr. Lynn Parry, Colorado Medical Society, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:46:59 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
01:08:59 PM  

Kendra Fuller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Fuller responded to committee questions.  

01:20:30 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet recessed
the committee.  
01:31:24 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet called
the meeting back to order.
01:32:30 PM  
Representative Mullica distributed amendment
L.002 to the committee (Attachment A).


01:33:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Singer
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston Excused
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:34:03 PM  

Representative Singer read a letter into the record and distributed handouts (Attachment B).  Representative Landgraf gave closing remarks on the bill.

01:41:15 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


01:47:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1208, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Singer
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Excused
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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