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H_PHC_2019A 02/22/2019 10:57:30 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 02/22/2019
Attendance
Caraveo X
Cutter X
Duran X
Gonzales-Gutierrez X
Landgraf X
Larson X
Liston X
Mullica X
Pelton X
Kipp X
Singer X
Time 10:57:30 AM to 12:41:31 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-044 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB19-081 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1147 Amended, referred to House Finance

SB19-044 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:57:59 AM  
Representative Hooton, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-044 to the committee.  
The
bill repeals obsolete statutory language related to the deadline for the
creation of the statewide emergency medical and trauma care system by the
State Board of Health.  No witnesses testified on the bill.


11:00:04 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-044 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Duran Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Landgraf Excused
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Kipp Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-081 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:00:11 AM  
Representative Hooton, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-081 to the committee.  
This
bill repeals a section of statute that establishes a state cancer drug
repository program.
 No witnesses
tested on the bill.  


11:02:01 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-081 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Liston
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Duran Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Landgraf Excused
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Kipp Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1147 - Amended, referred to House Finance


11:02:45 AM  
Representative Snyder, bill sponsor, presented
House Bill 19-1147 to the committee.  
The
bill increases surcharges for certain motor vehicle offenses to support
the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Program, and makes various other changes
to the program.  
Amendment L.002
was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).  
11:05:21 AM  
Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
11:06:36 AM  
Buelah Greenberg, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:11:49 AM  
Gretchen Russo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:15:48 AM  
Jennifer Roberts, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
11:19:00 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
11:20:06 AM  
Bill Levis, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:24:19 AM  
Nicholas Meier, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:28:02 AM  
Jim Tatten, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:35:45 AM  
Andrew O' Connor, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:40:32 AM  
Thomas Quinlan, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:45:27 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
11:49:04 AM  
Maureen Welch, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:03:40 PM  
Bridgette Larkin, representing herself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
12:14:41 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
12:15:50 PM  
Brita Darling, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee questions.
12:20:46 PM  
Committee discussion with Ms. Darling and Representative Snyder ensued.


12:31:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A).
Moved Kipp
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo
Cutter
Duran
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Kipp
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:31:50 PM  
Representative Snyder gave closing remarks on the bill.
12:37:15 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:41:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1147, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Duran
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Duran Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson No
Liston No
Mullica Yes
Pelton No
Kipp Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:41:31 PM   The committee adjourned.