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h_agr_2017a_2017-02-27t13:31:34z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/27/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-030



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & NATURAL RESOURCES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-030 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:31 PM -- SB17-030



Representative Esgar, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-030, concerning the exemption from the schedules of controlled substances any anabolic steroid that is administered through injection into nonhuman species. The reengrossed bill allows for the administration of human chorionic gonadotropin licensed for animal use only, to cattle or other nonhuman species through implants or injections. Human chorionic gonadotropin is used to treat cows for cystic ovaries.



01:34 PM --
Dr. Leo Boyle, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), spoke in support of the bill.



01:37 PM --
Dr. Allison Flynn, Merk Animal Health, spoke in support of the bill. Dr. Flynn discussed the classification of the anabolic steroid and how that drug is administered. Dr. Flynn responded to questions from the committee regarding the fertilization of cattle after they have been treated with chorionic gonadotropin, whether the substance effects dairy products from the cattle.



01:43 PM



Representative Mitsch Bush closed public testimony, and Representative Esgar made closing comments on the bill.


BILL: SB17-030
TIME: 01:45:07 PM
MOVED: Esgar
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-030 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Saine
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Buck
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Hansen
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Lewis
Yes
McKean
Yes
Saine
Yes
Valdez
Yes
Willett
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Arndt
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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