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H_PHC_2019A 02/01/2019 11:57:18 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 02/01/2019
Attendance
Caraveo X
Cutter X
Gonzales-Gutierrez X
Kipp X
Landgraf X
Larson X
Liston X
Mullica X
Pelton X
Michaelson Jenet X
Singer X
Time 11:57:18 AM to 01:12:18 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1063 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
Presentation from School of Public Health Committee Discussion Only
HB19-1109 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB19-1063 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:58:47 AM  
Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative
Larson, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1063 to the committee and
distributed a handout (Attachment A).  The bill
allows
information to be shared between county departments that provide protection
for at-risk adults and county departments that provide protection to children.
 
11:58:57 AM  
Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
12:04:43 PM  
Cliff Battista, representing himself, testified
in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Battista responded to committee questions.
12:06:48 PM  
Luanne Fleming, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:11:20 PM  
Robin Austin, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:16:36 PM  
Maureen Welch, representing herself, testified
in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment B).
12:20:42 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
12:21:03 PM  
Jennifer Mullenbach, Jefferson County, testified in support of the bill.
12:24:05 PM  

Herb Covey, Adams County Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

12:27:23 PM  
Carol Johnson, Adams County Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
12:31:41 PM  
Valerie Schlect, Colorado Cross-Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
12:35:15 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
12:36:16 PM  
Representatives Kraft-Tharp and Larson gave closing remarks on the bill.
12:40:18 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:44:43 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1063 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Larson
Seconded Landgraf
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



Presentation from School of Public Health - Committee Discussion Only


12:45:11 PM  

Dr. Jonathan Samet and Dr. Gregory Tung from the Colorado School of Public Health presented on recent research from the school.  Two handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments C and D).

12:50:06 PM  

Dr. Tung discussed a recent study on Medicaid expansion in Colorado.  Dr. Samet discussed partnerships with state agencies to study various public health issues in Colorado.  Dr. Tung dscussed a partnership with Pew Charitable Trusts to provide detailed analysis on state health legislation.

12:52:39 PM  

Dr. Samet and Dr. Tung responded to committee questions regarding suicide prevention research, health notes, and youth violence prevention.



HB19-1109 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:07:41 PM  

Representative Hooton and Representative Larson, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1109 to the committee.  The bill allows a licensed convalescent center to procure, store, order, dispense, and administer prescription medications.

01:07:42 PM  

No witnesses testified on this bill.



01:12:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1109 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 Excused
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:12:18 PM   The committee adjourned.