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2CC2A5E9CF7686CC872582340071D53F Hearing Summary


Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location SCR 357

SB18-115 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:43:23 PM  
Senator Aguilar, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-115 to the committee. The bill prohibits all medical providers from making referrals for services to entities controlled by the provider or an immediate family member.
01:43:30 PM  
Dave Altman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:20 PM  
Annie McCullough, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified against the bill.
01:51:57 PM  
John Conklin, representing the Colorado Medical Society, testified against the bill.
01:55:47 PM  

Ms. McCullough and Mr. Conklin responded to committee member questions. Senator Aguilar responded to this discussion.

02:02:24 PM  
Committee discussion with Senator Aguilar continued.

Mr. Altman responded to committee member questions.

02:06:48 PM  

Chris Vanderveen, representing 9News, testified on the bill. He responded to committee member comments.

02:10:58 PM  
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified against the bill.
02:12:23 PM  
Joshua Ewing, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified against the bill.
02:12:38 PM  
Mr. Ewing responded to questions from Senator Aguilar. Committee discussion continued.
02:16:33 PM  

The committee recessed.

The committee reconvened.  Senator Aguilar wrapped up her presentation of the bill and requested the bill be laid over to May 11, 2018 (this motion has the effect of postponing the bill indefinitely).

02:22:30 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-115 indefinitely.
Moved Court
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details