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H_HIE_2018A 04/03/2018 10:52:26 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date 04/03/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Buckner X
Covarrubias *
Hooton X
Humphrey X
Jackson *
Kennedy X
Landgraf *
Lontine X
Ransom X
Wilson X
Esgar *
Ginal X
Time 10:52:26 AM to 11:33:21 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-132 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1300 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB18-132 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:52:36 AM  

Representative Kennedy, bill sponsor, explained Senate Bill 18-132 to the committee.  The bill requires the Commissioner of Insurance to pursue a federal waiver to allow all Coloradans to purchase catastrophic health plans through the state health insurance exchange.  Amendment L.002 was distributed to the committee [Attachment A].  

10:55:49 AM  
Representative Kennedy responded to committee questions.
10:57:48 AM  
Michael Conway, Division of Insurance, came to the table to respond to committee questions.
11:02:06 AM  
A. W. Schnellbacher, representing AARP, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:03:06 AM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
11:06:42 AM  
Representative Kennedy explained amendment L.002 to the committee [Attachment A].


11:07:42 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment A].
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Lontine
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Hooton
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Wilson
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:07:44 AM  
Representative Kennedy made closing remarks.
11:08:55 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:11:54 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-132, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Beckman
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1300 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:13:13 AM  

Representatives Young and Buck, bill sponsors, explained House Bill 18-1300 to the committee.  The bill permits Aims Community College to offer a bachelor of science completion degree in nursing.  A handout was distributed [Attachment B].

11:14:55 AM  
Debra Kish, representing Aims Community College, testified in support of the bill.
11:16:21 AM  
Patricia Rand, representing Aims Community College, testified in support of the bill.
11:17:01 AM  

Ms. Kish and Ms. Rand responded to committee questions concerning accreditation, impact on surrounding schools, benefits for student, and clinical placement's.  

11:28:11 AM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
11:28:26 AM  
Representatives Buck and Young made closing remarks.
11:29:05 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:33:15 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1300 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Buckner
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:33:21 AM   Committee Adjourned






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