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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-152

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-152 - Postponed Indefinitely


08:05:54 PM  

Senator Aguilar, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-152 to the committee. The bill prohibits price gouging by pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers and makes pharmaceutical price gouging a deceptive trade practice. Senator Aguilar provided a handout from the Bell Policy Center in support of the bill [Attachment R].

08:14:10 PM  
Brett Michelin, representing the Association for Accessible Medicine, testified against the bill. He responded to committee member questions.
08:21:02 PM  
Caitlin Westerson, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
08:24:23 PM  
Bethany Pray, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
08:26:12 PM  
David Navas, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:27:18 PM  
Brandt Wilkins, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:30:37 PM  

Ed Shackelford, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill. He provided a packet of information to committee members [Attachment S].

08:33:19 PM  

Senator Aguilar wrapped up her presentation of the bill. She presented amendment L.001 [Attachment T].



08:36:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment T].
Moved Court
Seconded
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:36:28 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-152, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


08:36:47 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-152 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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