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E9671C477A250042872584FE005D8B23 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SUNSET REVIEW HEARING FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Jan 29, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



Sunset Review Hearing for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants - Draft Bill as Amended introduced


10:01:48 AM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet introduced the sunset review hearing for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants.

10:03:11 AM  

Jennifer Lockwood, Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), introduced the sunset review. The report can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L6AAcnxxwDKM9DPI5pO5gefvuqtXnSKj/view (Attachment A).  The committee received a copy of the draft bill concerning the continuation of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act (Attachment B).

10:10:16 AM  

Ms. Lockwood responded to questions from the committee.

10:11:19 AM  

Pamela DiPasquale-Lehnerz, Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado (OTAC), spoke about the sunset review.

10:15:41 AM  

Bailey Johnson, OTAC, spoke about the sunset review.

10:18:55 AM  

The committee discussed a conceptual amendment. Richard Sweetman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.



10:23:02 AM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to the draft bill to extend recommendation #1 to 10 years.
Moved Holtorf
Seconded Singer
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jaquez Lewis
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Young
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:23:32 AM  

Representative Singer explained Amendment #1 (Attachment C).



10:24:06 AM
Motion Move Amendment #1 to the draft bill (Attachment C).
Moved Singer
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jaquez Lewis
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Young
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:25:55 AM
Motion Move to file and introduce the draft bill as amended (LLS NO. 20-0511.01) for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants (Attachment B).
Moved Singer
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
10:25:56 AM  

Representatives Singer and Larson were assigned as sponsors. Co-sponsors include Representatives Young, Holtorf, Pelton, Landgraf, Liston, Gonzales-Gutierrez, Jaquez Lewis, Cutter, Caraveo, and Michaelson Jenet.






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