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H_HIE_2018A 04/10/2018 11:47:15 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date 04/10/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Buckner *
Covarrubias *
Hooton *
Humphrey X
Jackson *
Kennedy X
Landgraf X
Lontine X
Ransom X
Wilson X
Esgar X
Ginal X
Time 11:47:15 AM to 12:19:13 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Esgar
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1302 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1313 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1302 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:49:33 AM  

Representatives Ginal and Landgraf, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1302 to the committee.  The bill clarifies that the State Board of Health may waive specific certification requirements for toxicology labs that are accredited using nationally or internationally recognized forensic standards.  Representative Ginal distributed and explained amendment L.001 [Attachment A].

11:49:50 AM  
Clint Thomason, representing the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.
11:52:39 AM  
Mr. Thomason responded to committee questions.
11:52:56 AM  

Representative Esgar concluded witness testimony.



11:54:33 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
Moved Ginal
Seconded Landgraf
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
11:54:33 AM  
Representatives Landgraf and Ginal made closing remarks.


11:55:49 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1302, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Landgraf
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



HB18-1313 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:55:54 AM  

Representatives J. Becker and Ginal, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1313 to the committee.  The bill clarifies that a licensed and qualified pharmacist may serve as a practitioner for the purpose of prescribing over-the-counter  medication under Medicaid or participating in a statewide drug therapy protocol pursuant to a collaborative pharmacy practice agreement.

11:58:11 AM  
Representatives Becker and Ginal responded to committee questions.
11:59:49 AM  

Jordan Cottrell, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

12:02:29 PM  
Tara Trujillo, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.
12:05:31 PM  
Emily Zadvorny, representing the Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
12:08:48 PM  
Ms. Zadvorny responded to committee questions.
12:14:32 PM  
Representative Esgar concluded witness testimony.
12:15:01 PM  
Representative Ginal distributed and explained amendment L.004 [Attachment B].


12:16:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 [Attachment B].
Moved Ginal
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
12:16:05 PM  
Representative Wilson distributed and explained amendment L.003 [Attachment C].


12:17:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment C].
Moved Wilson
Seconded Ransom
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
12:17:38 PM  
Representatives Becker and Ginal made closing remarks.


12:19:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1313, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Hooton
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


12:19:13 PM   Committee Adjourned






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