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H_PHC_2019A 04/10/2019 11:50:03 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 04/10/2019
Attendance
Buckner *
Caraveo X
Cutter X
Kipp X
Landgraf *
Larson X
Liston X
Mullica X
Pelton X
Michaelson Jenet X
Singer X
Time 11:50:03 AM to 12:37:31 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1307 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB19-133 Referred to House Finance

HB19-1307 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:51:04 AM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Larson, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1307 to the committee.  The bill clarifies that only at-risk adults who are the subject of a report of mistreatment or self-neglect may have access to the report.  No witnesses testified on this bill.



11:52:39 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1307 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Cutter
Buckner Excused
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-133 - Referred to House Finance


11:53:19 AM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet and Representative Buckner, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-133 to the committee.  The bill requires that all genetic counselors in Colorado be licensed by the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) by June 1, 2020.  The bill sets forth the requirements for licensure, including that applicants be certified by certain national organizations, unless the applicant meets the criteria for a provisional license while obtaining the national certification.  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.  

12:02:01 PM  
Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
12:02:19 PM  
Dr. Lynn Parry, Colorado Medical Society, testified in support of the bill.
12:05:34 PM  
Carol Walton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:08:47 PM  
Mariah Green, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:11:19 PM  
Mary Freivogel, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:14:45 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
12:22:37 PM  
Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Buckner gave closing remarks on the bill.
12:29:35 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:37:25 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-133 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Buckner
Buckner Yes
Caraveo Yes
Cutter 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


12:37:31 PM   The committee adjourned.