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s_hhs_2018a_2018-02-08t13:35:10z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-148

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 8, 2018      
Location SCR 354



SB18-148 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:16:10 PM  

Senators Martinez Humenik and Moreno, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-148.  The bill requires a state agency to continue paying medical and dental benefits to the dependents of an employee who dies in a work-related death for 12 months from the end of the month in which the work-related death occurs.

03:19:04 PM  

Rick Tompkins, Colorado Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill.

03:21:00 PM  

Velma Donahue, respresenting herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:24:31 PM  

Chief Matt Packard, Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.

03:29:16 PM  

Jack Wylie, Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration, responded to questions from the committee.

03:34:42 PM  

Senator Martinez Humenik made closing comments.  Committee discussion followed.

03:38:06 PM  

Senator Moreno commented on the bill.



03:40:01 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-148 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Martinez Humenik
Seconded
Aguilar Yes
Crowder Yes
Kefalas Yes
Martinez Humenik Yes
Smallwood Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS