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h_phc_2016a_2016-02-16t13:32:26z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/16/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1142



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1142, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:33 PM -- HB 16-1142



Representative Buck and Representative Ginal, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1142 to the committee and distributed handouts (Attachments A and B). The bill creates a state income tax credit for licensed Colorado health care professionals who provide instruction, training, and supervision to one or more graduate students seeking a medical degree. In order to qualify, a health care professional must be practicing in a rural county or frontier county of Colorado. The credit is limited to 300 qualifying tax payers each year at $1,000 per tax payer. The tax credit is non-refundable and may be carried forward up to five years.



160216 AttachA.pdf160216 AttachA.pdf160216 AttachB.pdf160216 AttachB.pdf



01:37 PM



Representative Buck and Representative Ginal responded to questions from the committee about the bill. Committee members dialogued about the bill.



01:46 PM --
Ben Martinez-Andujo, Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.



01:48 PM -- Mara Hover, Rocky Vista University, testified in support of the bill.



01:50 PM



Ms. Hover and Mr. Martinez-Andujo responded to questions from the committee.



01:55 PM --
Logan Mims, Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.



01:59 PM --
Andi Hudler, Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.



02:01 PM



Ms. Hudler and Ms. Mims responded to questions from the committee.



02:05 PM --
Maura Kroh, Regis University, testified in support of the bill.



02:10 PM --
Christa Dobbs, Red Rocks Community College, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment C).



160216 AttachC.pdf160216 AttachC.pdf



02:12 PM --
Dr. Mark Deutchman, University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine, testified in support of the bill.



02:16 PM -- Dr. John Witwer, Red Rocks Community College, testified in support of the bill.



02:17 PM --
Monica Mika, Area Health Education Centers, testified in support of the bill.



02:21 PM



Committee members dialogued about the bill. Dr. Deutchman and Ms. Dobbs responded to questions from the committee.



02:25 PM --
Megan Thompson, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Thompson responded to questions from the committee.



02:29 PM -- Amber Egbert, Colorado Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee.



02:32 PM



Representative Ginal discussed a possible conceptual amendment. Representative Ginal responded to questions from the committee.



02:34 PM



Representative Primavera recessed the committee.



02:42 PM



The committee came back to order. Representative Ginal discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment D) with the committee.



160216 AttachD.pdf160216 AttachD.pdf

BILL: HB16-1142
TIME: 02:43:44 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Excused
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



02:44 PM



Representative Ginal and Representative Buck gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1142
TIME: 02:50:48 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1142, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 10-2.
SECONDED: Conti
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Excused
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 2 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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