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DCD2E9EE2798F6B88725850500789AF8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 5, 2020      
Location SCR 357

SB20-075 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:59:59 PM  

Senator Crowder, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-075 to the committee. The bill allows advanced practice nurses to act as competency evaluators in criminal cases.

03:00:43 PM  

Dr. Tom Gray, representing the Colorado Psychological Association, testified against the bill. Committee members received a handout from the Colorado Psychological Association, Colorado Psychiatric Society, and Colorado Medical Society (Attachment C).

03:03:31 PM  

Dr. Patricia Westmoreland, representing the Colorado Psychiatric Society, testified against the bill.

03:07:38 PM  

Dave DeNovellis, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified against the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

03:12:16 PM  

Senator Crowder responded to concerns raised by the panelists.

03:15:02 PM  

Dr. Westmoreland responded to questions from the committee.

03:20:47 PM  

Dr. Robert Werthwein, representing the Office of Behavioral Health, responded to questions from the committee.

03:21:39 PM  
Senator Crowder wrapped up his presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

03:32:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-075 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sonnenberg
Hansen No
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields No
Foote No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:32:32 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-075 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Fields
Hansen Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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