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H_PHC_2019A 01/23/2019 09:40:31 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 01/23/2019
Attendance
Caraveo X
Cutter X
Gonzales-Gutierrez *
Kipp X
Landgraf X
Larson *
Liston *
Mullica *
Pelton X
Michaelson Jenet X
Singer X
Time 09:40:31 AM to 12:06:29 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
Fiscal Note and OLLS Staff Committee Discussion Only
HB19-1027 Postponed Indefinitely
HB19-1068 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1070 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1044 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1031 Referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1038 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

09:40:32 AM
Representative Singer called the meeting
to order and made announcemnets regarding the committee's meeting times
and procedures.  He distributed a memorandum to committee members
(Attachment A).  Committee members introduced themselves and their
districts.



Fiscal Note and OLLS Staff - Committee Discussion Only


09:46:05 AM  

Max Nardo, Legislative Council Staff, introduced the fiscal notes team and described the functions of the office.

09:50:11 AM  
Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS), described the function of OLLS.



HB19-1027 - Postponed Indefinitely


09:52:31 AM  

Representative Beckman, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1027 to the committee.  The bill requires an organization operating a needle exchange to submit an annual environmental impact mitigation plan to its local board of health, and the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to compile these reports and present the information to the General Assembly annually.

09:55:40 AM  
Representative Beckman requested that the committee postpone the bill indefinitely.


09:59:15 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1027 indefinitely.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston No
Mullica Yes
Pelton No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1068 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


09:59:23 AM  

Representative Arndt, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1068 to the committee.  The bill repeals an obsolete statutory provision requiring the State Board of Health to perform certain operational planning functions.  This work is conducted by the director of CDPHE.

10:04:17 AM  

No witnesses testified on this bill.



10:05:50 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1068 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Excused
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1070 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:05:56 AM  
Representative Arndt, bill sponsor, presented
House Bill 19-1070 to the committee.  This bill repeals an obsolete
section of statute that requires CDPHE to test substances, upon request,
that are held out as having value in the diagnosis, treatment, alleviation,
or cure of cancer.  The federal government is responsible for testing
these substances
.
10:06:53 AM  

No witnesses testified on this bill.

10:07:33 AM  

Representative Arndt gave closing remarks on the bill.



10:08:37 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1070 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Kipp
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Excused
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1044 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:16:53 AM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Landgraf, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1041 to the committee.  The bill allows an adult to establish a behavioral health order for scope of treatment (behavioral health orders) that communicates his or her behavioral health history, decisions, and preferences in the event that he or she later lacks decisional capacity to provide informed consent to, withdrawal from, or refuse behavioral health treatment.  The bill aligns the new process for behavioral health orders with current advance medical orders for scope of treatment.

10:18:59 AM  
Representative Singer proceeded with witness
testimony on the bill.
10:19:20 AM  
Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment B).
10:23:35 AM  

Evan Silverman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment C).

10:27:24 AM  

Alexandra Salazar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

10:35:11 AM  
Jennifer Hill, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
10:41:02 AM  

Dr. Lacey Berumen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

10:44:04 AM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp distributed amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, L.004, and L.005 and described them to the committee (Attachments D, E, F, G, and H).



10:47:45 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica Excused
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:49:23 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Liston
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:50:02 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:50:38 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Liston
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:51:45 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment H).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:51:46 AM  

Representatives Landgraf and Kraft-Tharp gave closing remarks on the bill.

10:53:00 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:55:39 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1044, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Liston
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1031 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:56:13 AM  

Representative Gray, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1031 to the committee.  The bill allows a patient who is under the age of 18 to have each parent or guardian act as a primary caregiver.  Under current law, a medical marijuana patient may have one primary caregiver at any one time.

10:59:56 AM  

Representative Gray responded to committee questions about the bill.

11:03:01 AM  

Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

11:04:14 AM  
Christine Cerrato, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:07:54 AM  
Matthew Cerrato, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:11:45 AM  
David Wasserman, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill.
11:14:02 AM  
Bridget Dandaraw-Seritt, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.
11:16:56 AM  
Julie Richardson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:18:13 AM  

Vicki Trujillo, Americans for Safe Access - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill.

11:21:48 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:23:35 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1031 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Mullica
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1038 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:24:54 AM  
Representative Lontine and Representative
Duran, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1038 to the committee.  The
bill requires the Medical Services Board to include dental services for
pregnant women on the schedule of health care services offered through
the Children's Health Plan Plus (CHP+).
11:29:15 AM  

Erin Reynolds, Legislative Council Staff (LCS), responded to committee questions.

11:34:47 AM  
Bill Heller, Health Care Policy and Financing
(HCPF), responded to committee questions.
11:39:58 AM  
Bill Heller, HCPF, testified in support of the bill.
11:42:15 AM  
Erin Miller, Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
11:42:56 AM  
Natalie Vogan, Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.
11:48:30 AM  
Ethan Kerns, Salud Family Health Centers, testified in support of the bill.
11:50:49 AM  
Ms. Miller and Mr. Heller responded to committee questions.
11:58:25 AM  

Representative Lontine described amendment L.001 (Attachment I).

12:01:44 PM  

Erin Reynolds, LCS, responded to committee questions.



12:01:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment I).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Mullica
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:01:47 PM  

Representatives Duran and Lontine gave closing remarks on the bill.

12:02:51 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:05:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1038, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:06:29 PM   The committee adjourned.