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s_blt_2016a_2016-03-30t14:00:46z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/30/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-159



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-159 indefinitely using a r

Refer Senate Bill 16-159 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







05:19 PM -- SB 16-159



Senator Martinez Humenik introduced Senate Bill 16-159 concerning title protection for music therapists. The bill establishes title protection for music therapists by making the use of the title "certified music therapist" or "music therapist" a deceptive trade practice if the person does not maintain proper credentials. Specifically, a music therapist must hold a certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists or be registered by and in good standing with the National Music Therapy Registry in order to use the protected titles.





05:22 PM --
Jennifer Anderson, Colorado Attorney General's Office, spoke in opposition to the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



05:29 PM --
Brian Tobias, Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to questions from the committee.



05:30 PM --
Amy Wilson, Colorado Music Therapy State Task Force, spoke in favor of the bill.



05:35 PM --
William Rist, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



05:42 PM --
Andrew Knight, Colorado State University, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



05:46 PM --
Bret Julyk, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



05:52 PM --
Cherie Karo Schwartz, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.



05:58 PM --
Sarah Thompson, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



06:03 PM



Senator Martinez-Humenik read testimony from an individual who did not attend the hearing.


BILL: SB16-159
TIME: 06:04:33 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-159 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-7.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
No
Heath
Yes
Hodge
No
Jahn
No
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
No
Woods
No
Holbert
No
YES: 2 NO: 7 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: SB16-159
TIME: 06:09:23 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-159 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call. The motion passed 7-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
No
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Newell
No
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:











06:10 PM



The committee adjourned.




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