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H_PBH_2021A 03/05/2021 10:50:31 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 03/05/2021
Attendance
Bradfield X
Cutter X
Gonzales-Gutierrez X
Holtorf X
Jodeh X
Lontine X
Ortiz X
Pelton X
Pico X
Ricks X
Woog X
Froelich X
Michaelson Jenet X
Time 10:50:31 AM to 01:06:13 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Michaelson Jenet
This Report was prepared by Alexa Kelly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1030 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB21-1036 Postponed Indefinitely
HB21-1032 Postponed Indefinitely

10:52:06 AM

Representative Michaelson Jenet commenced the meeting.



HB21-1030 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

10:52:43 AM  

Representative McCluskie, bill sponsor, introduced and explained five amendments:

  • L.001 (Attachment A)
  • L.002 (Attachment B)
  • L.003 (Attachment C)
  • L.004 (Attachment D)
  • L.005 (Attachment E)


10:56:36 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Pelton
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
Lontine
Ortiz
Pelton
Pico
Ricks
Woog
Froelich
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:57:08 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Cutter
Seconded Ricks
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
Lontine
Ortiz
Pelton
Pico
Ricks
Woog
Froelich
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:57:31 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C)
Moved Cutter
Seconded Pelton
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
Lontine
Ortiz
Pelton
Pico
Ricks
Woog
Froelich
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:58:18 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D)
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
Lontine
Ortiz
Pelton
Pico
Ricks
Woog
Froelich
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:58:38 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment E)
Moved Cutter
Seconded Pelton
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
Lontine
Ortiz
Pelton
Pico
Ricks
Woog
Froelich
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:59:33 AM  

Representative McCluskie and Representative McKean made final remarks on the bill.

10:59:51 AM  

Committee members made comments about the bill.



11:09:41 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1030, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded Woog
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Lontine Excused
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Pico Yes
Ricks Yes
Woog Yes
Froelich Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1036 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:10:02 AM  

Representative Pico, bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1030. This bill allows a local governing body to vote to reject or modify a health order issued by a county or district public health agency, public health director, or board of health.

11:13:49 AM  
Committee members asked questions about the bill.
11:22:39 AM  
Committee questions continued.
11:31:35 AM  
Committee members continued to make comments and ask questions about the bill.
11:35:48 AM  
Representative Pico made final comments on the bill.
11:36:52 AM  
Committee members made remarks on the bill.
11:45:49 AM  

Committee members continued to make comments about the bill.

12:05:05 PM  
Committee remarks continued.


12:06:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1036 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pelton
Seconded Bradfield
Bradfield Yes
Cutter No
Gonzales-Gutierrez No
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh No
Lontine No
Ortiz No
Pelton Yes
Pico Yes
Ricks No
Woog Yes
Froelich No
Michaelson Jenet No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:07:30 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 21-1036 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Froelich
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield No
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
Lontine Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton No
Pico No
Ricks Yes
Woog No
Froelich Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1032 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:07:42 PM  

Representative Luck, bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1032. This bill allows a local governing body to abrogate all or any portion of a disaster emergency order issued by the Governor when the disaster emergency lasts longer than 30 days, by adopting a resolution, ordinance, law, or rule.  A governing body is required to notify the Governor and any affected state agencies of the adoption.  The state is prohibited from retaliating against a governing body that takes action under the bill.  This includes withholding a monetary payment or any other form of financial assistance.

12:17:36 PM  
Committee members asked questions to Representative Luck about the bill.
12:21:21 PM  

Mayor Don Wilson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He spoke about the need for flexibility within local communities.

12:30:15 PM  
Committee members asked questions to Mayor Wilson.
12:31:13 PM  

Commissioner Lori Saine, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

12:40:07 PM  

Commissioner Amy Mitchell, representing Park County County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.

12:43:46 PM  

Carmen Bontrager, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

12:47:06 PM  
Commissioner Mitchell and Commissioner Saine responded to questions.
12:51:42 PM  

Representative Luck made final remarks about the bill.

12:53:29 PM  
Committee members made final remarks on the bill.


01:04:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1032 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pelton
Seconded Pico
Bradfield Yes
Cutter No
Gonzales-Gutierrez No
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh No
Lontine No
Ortiz No
Pelton Yes
Pico Yes
Ricks No
Woog Yes
Froelich No
Michaelson Jenet No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


01:06:03 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 21-1032 indefinitely.
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield No
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
Lontine Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton No
Pico No
Ricks Yes
Woog No
Froelich Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:06:13 PM   The committee adjourned.