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h_hie_2018a_2018-05-03t14:35:17z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1438

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date May 3, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1438 - Postponed Indefinitely


04:27:36 PM  

Representative Esgar, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1438 to the committee.  The bill limits patients' out-of-pocket cost for reproductive health services covered under an individual or group health insurance plan, and expands reproductive health coverage under Medicaid.

04:33:19 PM  

Representative Esgar responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill.

04:43:19 PM  

Karla Gonzalez Garcia, representing Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill (Attachment D).

04:46:09 PM  
Gena Ozols, representing NARAL, testified in support of the bill.
04:50:47 PM  
Kate Coleman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:24 PM  
Representative Esgar responded to committee questions.
04:54:57 PM  

Elizabeth Hinkley, representing the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:57:01 PM  
Ashley Wheeland, representing the Colorado Women's Union, testified in support of the bill.
04:58:13 PM  
Amira Perryman, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:01:06 PM  
Ms. Hinkley and Ms. Wheeland responded to committee questions.
05:10:30 PM  
Dr. Lori Thorndike, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:11:14 PM  

Neha Mahajan, representing Nine-to-Five Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:14:53 PM  
Reverend Amanda Henderson, representing
the Interfaith Alliance, testified in support of the bill.  
05:18:36 PM  

Jill Wildenberg, representing the Interfaith Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

05:21:51 PM  

Eddie Soto, representing Servicios De La Raza, testified in support of the bill.

05:24:19 PM  
Laura Rossbert, representing United Methodist Church, testified in support of the bill.
05:26:17 PM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
05:28:09 PM  
Representative Esgar responded to committee questions.
05:28:46 PM  
Representative Esgar made concluding remarks.


05:34:42 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1438 indefinitely.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Esgar
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar No
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS