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375E3299260703F5872582350013DBE2 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location SCR 357

SB18-155 - Postponed Indefinitely

08:36:57 PM  

Senator Aguilar, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-155 to the committee. The bill requires certain hospitals to submit information on benefits received from their tax-exempt status and the community benefits they provide. Committee members received a fact sheet from Senator Aguilar about the bill [Attachment U].

08:39:57 PM  
Allison Neswood, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
08:40:43 PM  

Debra Judy, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to committee members [Attachment V].

08:48:37 PM  
Amber Burkhart, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified against the bill.
08:51:50 PM  
John Bartholomew, representing the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill.
08:56:16 PM  
Mr. Bartholomew and Ms. Burkhart responded to committee member questions.

Joshua Ewing, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, came to the table to answer committee member questions.

08:59:58 PM  
Senator Aguilar and Ms. Burkhart discussed the bill.
09:00:35 PM  
Senator Aguilar wrapped up her presentation of the bill.

09:03:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-155 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

09:04:19 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-155 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
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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