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DF9A0EE3EE21E91E872582820073D1E8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-022

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date May 3, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-022 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:05:05 PM  

Representatives Pettersen and Kennedy, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-022 to the committee.  The bill limits, with certain exceptions, the number of opioid pills prescribed to a seven-day supply with one seven-day refill.  Amendments L.019 and L.020 were distributed [Attachments A and B].  A handout was distributed to the committee [Attachment C].

03:09:23 PM  
Representatives Kennedy and Pettersen responded to committee questions.
03:21:41 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
03:25:22 PM  

Dr. Gina Carr, representing the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, testified in support of the bill.

03:32:03 PM  
Dr. Scott Bainbridge, representing the Colorado Pain Society and the Colorado Medical Society, testified in support of the bill.
03:34:55 PM  

Dr. Donald Stader, representing the Colorado Medical Society and the American College of Emergency Physicians, testified in support of the bill.

03:36:06 PM  

Dr. Robert Valuck, representing the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill.

03:37:39 PM  
Dr. Valuck and Dr. Bainbridge responded to committee questions.
03:44:20 PM  
Katie Waugaman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:46:47 PM  

Dr. Will French, representing the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:50:23 PM  
Jennifer Goodrum, representing the Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:59 PM  
Lindsey Myers, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:58 PM  
Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:16 PM  
Dr. French and Ms. Goodrum responded to committee questions.
04:03:04 PM  
Dr. Valuck returned to the table to respond to committee questions.
04:06:38 PM  
Francesca Maes, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill.
04:07:34 PM  
Dr. Bainbridge returned to the table to respond to committee questions.
04:09:48 PM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
04:13:05 PM  

Representatives Kennedy and Pettersen responded to committee questions.

04:17:07 PM  

Committee discussion persued concerning amendments L.019 and L.020 [Attachments A and B].



04:17:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.019 [Attachment A].
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Esgar
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Hooton
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Wilson
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:17:56 PM  
Representatives Pettersen and Kennedy made concluding remarks.


04:17:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 [Attachment B].
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Ginal
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Hooton
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Wilson
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:23:57 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


04:27:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-022, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Esgar
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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