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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-30t14:38:45z9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1260

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 30, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1260 - Committee Discussion Only


06:10:38 PM  
Senator Moreno, sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1260 to the committee. The bill requires health insurers and drug manufacturers to report certain information to the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
06:12:01 PM  
Jennifer Jones, representing the Colorado Bioscience Association, testified against the bill.
06:15:21 PM  

Dana Malick, representing the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, testified against the bill.

06:17:03 PM  
Brian Warren, representing the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, testified against the bill.
06:19:12 PM  
Mr. Warren and Ms. Malick responded to committee member questions.
06:22:26 PM  
Hunter Railey, representing Small Business Majority, testified in support of the bill.
06:23:08 PM  
Ed Shackelford, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
06:25:14 PM  
Kelly Erb, representing the Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.
06:28:07 PM  

Virginia Morrison Love, representing America's Health Insurance Plans and the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.

06:29:38 PM  
Brandt Wilkins, representing himself and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, testified in support of the bill.
06:35:18 PM  
Claudia Curry Hill, representing herself and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, testified in support of the bill.
06:35:47 PM  
Brad Young, representing RxPlus Pharmacies, testified on the bill from a neutral perspective.
06:39:24 PM  
Jake Williams, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:39:37 PM  
Senator Moreno made concluding comments on the bill.
06:44:31 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action only.






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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