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H_PHC_2019A 03/20/2019 10:14:52 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 03/20/2019
Attendance
Caraveo X
Cutter X
Gonzales-Gutierrez *
Kipp X
Landgraf X
Larson *
Liston X
Mullica X
Pelton X
Michaelson Jenet X
Singer X
Time 10:14:52 AM to 10:46:35 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-031 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB19-065 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB19-031 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:15:09 AM  
Representative Liston and Representative
Lontine, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-031 to the committee.
 
The bill changes the appointing
authority of two members and adds two non-voting members to the Child Welfare
Allocations Committee
.
10:17:09 AM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
10:17:39 AM  
Gini Pingenot, Colorado Counties, Inc.,
testified in support of the bill.
10:20:09 AM  

Julie Krow, El Paso County Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

10:21:28 AM  
Don Mares, Denver Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
10:23:42 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
10:25:05 AM  
Representatives Lontine and Liston gave closing remarks on the bill.


10:27:35 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-031 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Liston
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-065 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:27:44 AM  
Representative Exum, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-065 to the committee.  
The
bill directs the Board of Health in the Colorado Department of Public Health
and Environment (CDPHE) to designate a peer health assistance program to
provide assistance to emergency medical service (EMS) providers dealing
with physical, emotional, or psychological conditions that are affecting
their ability to work.
 The
program will be financed
through fees
collected from applicants for EMS certification.
10:31:48 AM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill.  
10:31:53 AM  
Randy Kuykendall, CDPHE, testified in support of the bill.
10:34:51 AM  
Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.
10:36:21 AM  
Chris Howes, EMS Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:37:13 AM  
Amendment L.004 was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).


10:41:27 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Liston
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:41:28 AM  
Representative Exum gave closing remarks on the bill.
10:44:04 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:46:23 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-065, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Singer
Seconded Mullica
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:46:35 AM   The committee adjourned.