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s_agr_2017a_2017-04-20t13:32:10z9 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SJR17-034



SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY


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05:26 PM -- SJR 17-034



Senator Aguilar, prime sponsor, discussed the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution 17-034 concerning support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and responded to questions from the committee about alternatives to make healthcare more affordable in rural Colorado.



The following person testified on the resolution:



05:33 PM -- Claire Mearns, representing herself, spoke in support of the resolution and discussed the benefits of the ACA. She also responded to questions from the committee about the impact of persons facing the loss of their healthcare.



Emily Michaels, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, submitted a letter of support for the resolution (Attachment Q) and a packet of testimonials that discuss the benefits of the ACA to specific individuals (Attachment R).



170420 AttachQ.pdf170420 AttachQ.pdf170420 AttachR.pdf170420 AttachR.pdf



05:45 PM



The chair closed testimony, and Senator Aguilar closed her remarks on the resolution. The resolution was laid over, without amendment, and tentatively scheduled for action only on April 26.



05:45 PM



The committee adjourned.








The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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