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DCCBE72CBED09144872586B0006B8842 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 7, 2021      
Location HCR 0112

SB21-123 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:34:34 PM  

Representative McCormick, bill co-sponsor, introduced SB21-123. Senate Bill 19-005 created the Canadian Drug Importation Program.  This bill authorizes the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to expand the program to allow drug importation from nations other than Canada, conditional upon the enactment of federal legislation permitting states to do so. Representative McCormick distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

01:40:53 PM  
Representative Lynch, bill co-sponsor, continued with opening remarks on the bill.
01:42:23 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:52:28 PM  
Director Kim Bimestefer, representing Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sarah Staron, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.

03:21:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-123 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McCormick
Seconded Ortiz
Baisley No
Williams D. No
Hanks No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS