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s_blt_2017a_2017-02-15t14:02:50z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/15/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-104



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D). The motion p

Postpone Senate Bill 17-104 indefinitely using a r

Refer Senate Bill 17-104, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL







04:39 PM -- SB 17-104



Senator Donovan introduced Senate Bill 17-104, concerning the requirements that a health insurance carrier offer a catastrophic plan in certain geographic rating areas. If a health insurance carrier offers an individual health benefit plan in three designated geographic areas of the state, the bill requires that the carrier also offer a catastrophic plan to any eligible individual in that area. The bill applies to the east geographic rating area, the west geographic rating area, and geographic rating area five. These catastrophic plans must be offered for a minimum of three years.



Senator Donovan responded to questions from the committee.



04:50 PM --
Sara Orrange, Colorado Association of Health Plans, spoke in opposition to the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.


BILL: SB17-104
TIME: 04:57:47 PM
MOVED: Jahn
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Kerr
Priola
Smallwood
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



170215 AttachD.pdf170215 AttachD.pdf


BILL: SB17-104
TIME: 04:58:17 PM
MOVED: Jahn
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-104, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion failed on a vote of 3-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Priola
No
Smallwood
No
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
No
Tate
No
YES: 3 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: SB17-104
TIME: 05:00:17 PM
MOVED: Neville T.
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-104 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. The motion passed 4-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
No
Kerr
No
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
No
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
YES: 4 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







05:00 PM



The committee adjourned.






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