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FE41AD50B87034AC87258806006B6F98 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1267

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 15, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1267 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:33:33 PM  

Representative A. Valdez and Representative Boesenecker, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1267, concerning culturally relevant training available to health-care professionals. The bill requires the Office of Health Equity (OHE) in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to create a grant program by January 1, 2023, to provide culturally responsive training to health care professionals. The OHE must contract with a third-party administrator that will issue grant applications for nonprofit entities that wish to develop the training, and submit a list of qualified applicants to the Health Equity Commission.

01:43:18 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:45:35 PM  

Steven Haden, representing Envision: You, testified in support of the bill.

Zamora Evans, representing Envision: You, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Sheila Davis, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.

The panelists responded to questions from the committee.

02:06:07 PM  

Kathryn Vandegrift, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. William Crawley, representing One Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Meredith Gleitz, representing One Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

The panelists responded to questions from the committee. 

Written testimony was provided to the committee (Attachment A).

02:20:05 PM  

Representative A. Valdez explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



02:21:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Titone
Seconded McLachlan
Amabile
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks
Holtorf
Jodeh
McLachlan
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Titone
Sirota
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:21:34 PM  

Representative Boesenecker explained amendment L.002 (Attachment C).



02:22:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Amabile
Seconded Ricks
Amabile
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks
Holtorf
Jodeh
McLachlan
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Titone
Sirota
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:22:23 PM  

Representative A. Valdez explained amendment L.003 (Attachment D).

02:22:55 PM  

Representative A. Valdez responded to questions from the committee about amendment L.003.



02:24:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D).
Moved Amabile
Seconded Young
Amabile
Bradfield
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks
Holtorf
Jodeh
McLachlan
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Titone
Sirota
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:24:48 PM  

Representative Boesenecker and Representative A. Valdez responded to questions from the committee.

02:28:07 PM  
The bill sponsors provided concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


02:37:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1267, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jodeh
Seconded Amabile
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hanks No
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pelton No
Ricks Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Titone Yes
Sirota Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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