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E894DF3DFE3BF0BA872583B60077DDEE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1041

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 7, 2019      
Location LSB B



HB19-1041 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:49:18 PM  
Senator Rodriguez, bill sponsor, presented House Bill
19-1041. The bill requires health facilities that perform surgery (hospitals
and ambulatory surgical centers) to adopt and implement a policy to use
a surgical smoke evacuation system during any procedure using energy-generating
surgical medical devices that produce a gaseous by-product known as surgical
smoke.
02:53:25 PM  
Karen Elliot, Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses(AORN), testified in support of the bill.
02:56:33 PM  
Mary Ogg, AORN, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:16 PM  
Debra Hedrick, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:23 PM  
Chris Lolley, representing himself, testified in support of the health.
03:07:16 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions.
03:09:07 PM  
Melony Prince, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:27 PM  
Dr. Lisa Hunsicker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:31 PM  
Michelle Jaskunas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:02 PM  
Amy Hader, AORN, testified in support of the bill.
03:22:17 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions.
03:23:50 PM  
Amber Burkhart, Colorado Hospital Association,
testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.
03:25:19 PM  

Peggy Camp, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



03:28:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1041 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Crowder Yes
Smallwood Yes
Winter Excused
Pettersen Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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