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S_HHS_2016A 04/07/2016 04:13:00 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Date: 04/07/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 04:13 PM to 04:27 PM
Aguilar
X
Martinez Humenik
X
Place: SCR 352
Newell
X
Crowder
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Lundberg
X
Senator Lundberg
This Report was prepared by
Elizabeth Haskell
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1379 Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar







04:14 PM -- HB 16-1379



Senator Martinez Humenik, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1379. The bill clarifies and amends portions of the continuing professional development program for licensed psychologists, enacted by House Bill 15-1057. Licensed psychologists are regulated by the State Board of Psychologist Examiners in the Department of Regulatory Agencies. The clarifications include allowing credit hours for teaching or giving presentations to be awarded more than once for the same material, but only once during the same licensure cycle; allowing credit hours for writing, editing or reviewing psychology publications and not limiting the credit hours to the first year of publication or distribution; and limiting the award of credit hours to review of peer review journal articles.



04:23 PM --
Laura Knudtson, Colorado Psychological Association, testified in support of the bill.





04:25 PM



Senator Martinez Humenik made closing comments and presented amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



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BILL: HB16-1379
TIME: 04:25:24 PM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Martinez Humenik
Newell
Crowder
Lundberg
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: HB16-1379
TIME: 04:26:34 PM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1379, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Newell
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



04:27 PM



Senator Lundberg adjourned the meeting.




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