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E47204398600FEC48725850B00720A10 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1068

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 11, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1068 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:45:38 PM  

The committee recessed.

01:51:48 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:52:07 PM  

Representative Sandridge, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1068.  The bill establishes a physician-patient relationship between a physician performing an abortion and a child born alive after or during an abortion.  The bill requires the physician to exercise the same degree of skill and care to preserve the life and health of the child as a reasonably diligent physician would.  A physician who fails to do so is liable for a civil penalty of at least $100,000, commits unprofessional conduct, and commits a class 3 felony.  Any person who has knowledge of any violations of this bill and fails to report it to the Attorney General commits a class 1 misdemeanor.

01:54:54 PM  

Jonathan Flora, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He also read a statement from Jill Stanek.

02:01:00 PM  

Sofia Perez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:15 PM  

Stephanie Christian, representing herself, testified in the support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

02:03:54 PM  

Jeff Hunt, Centennial Institute, testified in support of the bill.

02:06:36 PM  

Dr. Kelly Sennholz, Cobalt, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:11:35 PM  

Dr. Kristina Tocce, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:14:22 PM  

Dr. Sennholz and Dr. Tocce answered questions from the committee.

02:20:38 PM  

Thomas Uebbing, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:24:41 PM  

Kristi Burton Brown, Colorado Republican Party, testified in support of the bill.

02:27:53 PM  

Brittany Raymer, Focus on the Family, testified in support of the bill.

02:30:04 PM  

Dr. Thomas Perille, Democrats for Life, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

02:34:53 PM  

Ms. Burton Brown and Dr. Perille answered questions from the committee.

02:39:44 PM  

Katie Glenn, Americans United for Life, testified in support of the bill.

02:43:49 PM  

Dr. Lisa Van Bramer, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:49:23 PM  

Francisco La Rosa, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:52:51 PM  

Christine Yeargin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:55:25 PM  

Matt Niedzielski, Pikes Peak Citizens for Life, testified in support of the bill.

02:58:38 PM  

Emma Van Bramer, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:59:51 PM  

Erik Van Bramer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:03:12 PM  

Maria Lizarraga, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).

03:07:22 PM  

Robert Fox, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:11:06 PM  

Laila Riedell, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:11:58 PM  

Jack Brustkern, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:13:53 PM  

Dr. Linda Royall, PhD, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:18:01 PM  

Dr. Royall answered questions from the committee.

03:20:14 PM  

Samantha Koch, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:24:35 PM  

Dr. Kathleen Tate, representing herself, testified on the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

03:29:07 PM  

Representative Sandridge explained amendment L.001 (Attachment D).



03:31:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Sandridge
Seconded Humphrey
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Sandridge Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
03:31:23 PM  

Dr. Richard Vigh, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:35:17 PM  

Representative Sandridge made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



03:41:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1068 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sandridge
Seconded Humphrey
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Sandridge Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:42:09 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1068 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 Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Sandridge No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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