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FBF308D561D32755872586A2007A9CAF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-016

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 24, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-016 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


04:19:17 PM  
Senator Pettersen,
co prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-016.  Senator Moreno, co-prime
sponsor, also discussed the bill.  The co-prime sponsors responded
to questions.  
The
bill expands preventive health care services that are required to be covered
under state regulated health insurance plans and codifies other services
into state statute. In addition, the bill increases Medicaid coverage for
family planning services.

04:31:07 PM  
Brittany Vessely, representing Colorado Catholic Conference, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:33:38 PM  
Mrs. Annalize Zebert,
representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:35:18 PM  
Mrs Erin Meschke,
representing herself, testified to amend the bill.
04:39:07 PM  
Jack Teter, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified in support of the bill.

Katherine Riley, representing Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), testified in support of the bill.

04:45:52 PM  
Jack Teter, responded to questions.
04:56:50 PM  
Jack Teter continued to respond to committee questions.
05:02:14 PM  

Mrs Kimberly Koller, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:03:49 PM  
Mrs. Denice Dirks, representing Concerned Colorado Families, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:06:16 PM  
Erica Pike, representing Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, testified in support of the bill.
05:09:05 PM  
Ms. Isabel Cruz, representing Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.
05:13:24 PM  
Sandra Knowles, representing
herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:16:34 PM  
Arianna Morales,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  
05:19:09 PM  
Ms. Erin Miller, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
05:21:45 PM  
Mrs. Julie Denton, representing Colorado Health Choice Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:25:03 PM  

Dr Michael Gaeta, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:28:51 PM  
Mrs. Spirit Wilson,
representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:31:04 PM  
Tracy Johnson, Colorado
Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, was available to answer
committee questions.
05:31:54 PM  
Susan Van Meter,
representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:34:34 PM  
Amelia Lobo, representing Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:35:12 PM  

Michael Lyoutskanov, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:37:03 PM  
Ms. Sonia Skakich-Scrima,
representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:39:42 PM  

Carmen Bontrager, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:45:19 PM  
Susan VanMeter, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:48:17 PM  
Ms Theresa Wrangham, representing National Vaccine Information Center, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:49:46 PM  
Karlee Tebbutt, representing
Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified to amend the bill. She
spoke in support of amendment L.001 (Attachment H).
05:56:50 PM  
Anne Morris Cockrell,
representing herself, testified against the bill.  
05:57:38 PM  
Blair Chandler, representing
herself, testified against the bill.  



Additional witness testimony is available at Attachment H.

06:01:44 PM  
Senator Ginal moved
amendment L.001 (Amendment I) and the bill. Senator Pettersen, bill sponsor,
described the amendment and responded to questions.  

06:15:33 PM  
Committee members
discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment I) and the bill.



06:17:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment I)
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:18:12 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer
presented amendment L.002 (Amendment J).  Senator Pettersen and Senator
Moreno, bill sponsors, commented on the amendment.  



06:21:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Amendment J)
Moved Kirkmeyer
Seconded
Buckner No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal No
Fields No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
06:21:35 PM  

Senator Pettersen and Senator Moreno, co-prime sponsors, provided closing remarks.



06:28:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-016, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Simpson No
Smallwood No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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