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Date: 04/25/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-193



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-193 to the Committee on Appro PASS







02:39 PM -- SB 17-193




Representative Pettersen and Representative Rankin, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-193 to the committee and distributed a handout (Attachment C). The reengrossed bill creates a research center (center) for substance abuse and addiction prevention strategies and treatment at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The center's mission is to:



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    • establish or expand programs for research concerning abuse and addiction to opioids, other controlled substances, and alcohol;

    • establish or expand treatments for opioids, other controlled substances, and alcohol;

    expand existing partnerships with national organizations with similar missions; and

    seek federal and private resources to further the center's activities.



        The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

    03:07 PM -- Dr. Robert Valuck, Colorado Consortium on Substance Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Valuck responded to questions from the committee.



      03:21 PM --
      Marjorie Zimdars-Orthman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



      03:26 PM --
      Jose Esquibel, Colorado Office of the Attorney General, testified in support of the bill.



    03:29 PM --
    Dr. Aleah Horstman, Arapahoe House, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Horstman responded to committee questions.



    03:35 PM



    Representative Pettersen and Representative Rankin gave concluding remarks. Committee members commented on the bill.

    BILL: SB17-193
    TIME: 03:45:39 PM
    MOVED: Pettersen
    MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-193 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-3, with one excused.
    SECONDED: Ginal
    VOTE
    Catlin
    Yes
    Everett
    No
    Ginal
    Yes
    Hooton
    Yes
    Landgraf
    Excused
    Lewis
    Yes
    Liston
    No
    Michaelson Jenet
    Yes
    Pabon
    Yes
    Pettersen
    Yes
    Ransom
    No
    Danielson
    Yes
    Singer
    Yes
    Final YES: 9 NO: 3 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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