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021C91832CB6F0F8872589820070F4A7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1077

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 30, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1077 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:33:48 PM  
Senator Winter and Senator Jaquez Lewis, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1077 concerning requiring health professionals, students, and trainees to obtain informed consent from sedated or unconscious patients before performing intimate examinations. Committee members asked the co-prime sponsors questions.
02:50:20 PM  
Elizabeth Newman,
representing
the
Colorado Coalition
Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.




Katie Hancock,
representing Mx. Indra Lusero and Elephant Circle , testified in support
of the bill.




Ms. Megan Matthews,
representing
the
Colorado Trial
Lawyers Association, testified in support of the bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
03:13:10 PM  
Ms. Sandra Little,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Vincent Miller,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




A'magine Goddard,
representing At Your Cervix, testified in support of the bill.




Elaine McManis,
representing
the
Colorado Department
of Public Health and Environment, was available to answer committee questions.

03:23:19 PM  
Lauren Smith, representing Soul 2 Soul Sisters, testified in support of the bill. Committee members asked questions of Ms. Smith.
03:26:58 PM  
Ms. Amy Reyes, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.




Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment E.

03:30:00 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis
explained amendment L.005 (Attachment F).


03:31:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter Excused
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:32:38 PM  
Senator Winter explained amendment L.006 (Attachment G).


03:33:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment G).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:33:29 PM  
Senator Jaques Lewis explained amendment L.007 (Attachment H).


03:33:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:33:55 PM  
Senator Winter and Senator Jaquez Lewis provided closing remarks.
03:34:43 PM  
Committee members provided closing remarks.


03:41:44 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1077, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Smallwood No
Will Excused
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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