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53AE081DE341F3D48725850A00716DD2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-084

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 10, 2020      
Location Old State Library



SB20-084 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:38:58 PM  

Senator Marble, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-084 to the committee. The bill prohibits an employer from requiring employees to be vaccinated or taking adverse action against an employee based on their vaccination status.

01:40:35 PM  

Sharon Anable, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction.

01:42:26 PM  

Stephanie James, PhD, representing the Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified against the bill.

01:49:55 PM  

John Miller, representing himself, testified against the bill.

01:50:19 PM  

Dr. James responded to questions from the committee.

01:51:58 PM  

Dr. Chris Knobbe, representing the Weston A. Price Foundation, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

02:03:39 PM  

Beth Chambers, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:10:40 PM  

Dr. Kaitlin Whelan, representing the American Academy of Pediatrics Colorado Chapter, testified against the bill.

02:12:27 PM  

Colleen Casper, representing the Colorado Nurses Association, testified against the bill.

02:15:09 PM  

Gina DeRosa, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

02:16:06 PM  

Pam Fectau, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:18:25 PM  

Jeani Frickey, representing SCL Health, testified against the bill.

02:26:13 PM  

Amber Burkhart, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified against the bill.

02:26:45 PM  

Ms. Frickey responded to previous questions from the committee.

02:28:56 PM  

Rachel Ponsor, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:30:30 PM  

Mary Buckley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:32:15 PM  

Dorothy Jones, representing the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Competitive Council, testified against the bill.

02:36:20 PM  

Andrea Stojsavljevic, representing Healthier Colorado, testified against the bill. She provided a letter opposing the bill (Attachment C).

02:38:32 PM  

Nancy Eason, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

02:41:20 PM  

Amanda Vlasak, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:43:36 PM  

Jean Fredlund, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill.

02:46:14 PM  

Garin Vorthmann, representing the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, testified against the bill.

02:49:58 PM  

Bonnie Eason, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:51:21 PM  

Kenly Goonan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment E).

02:57:36 PM  

Anna Carnazzo, representing herself, testified against the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment F).

02:58:42 PM  

Kristina Royzman, representing herself, testified against the bill.

03:00:48 PM  

Susan VanMeter, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:03:50 PM  

Pati Thomas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:06:18 PM  

Becky Laputz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:09:22 PM  

Erin Butler-Salinas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:13:48 PM  

Toby Rogers, PhD, representing Children's Health Defense, testified in support of the bill.

03:14:26 PM  

Katie Adams, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:18:26 PM  

Dr. Rogers responded to questions from the committee.

03:22:05 PM  

Andrea Galek, representing Colorado Parents United 4 Kids, testified in support of the bill.

03:34:58 PM  

Phil Silberman, representing Colorado Health Choice Alliance, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.

03:43:37 PM  

Pam Long, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:43:53 PM  

Megan Caruso, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment G).

03:48:30 PM  

Ashley Leichin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:59:01 PM  

Julie Denton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:59:17 PM  

Kira Ritter, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:07:15 PM  

Theresa Wrangham, representing the National Vaccine Information Center, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.  She provided a packet of materials to the committee (Attachment H).

04:14:32 PM  

Els Vleugels Sonsam, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:16:01 PM  

Adrienne Roecker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:18:46 PM  

Shelley O'Neill, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:23:16 PM  

Leslie Scott, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:27:53 PM  

Joseph Zanovitch, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:31:04 PM  

Ms. O'Neill answered questions from the committee.

04:37:16 PM  

Stephanie Thorpe, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:41:10 PM  

Athena Mills, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:41:54 PM  

Sonia Miller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:47:29 PM  

Charlie Reading, representing Acupuncturists for Medical Choices, testified in support of the bill.

04:52:06 PM  

Earl Stavun, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:53:11 PM  

Mary Salfi, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:02:05 PM  

Senator Marble wrapped up her presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

05:07:31 PM  

Written testimonies were received from Kala Miller, Cinthia Williamson, and Konrad Williamson (Attachments I-K).

Additional handouts distributed during the hearing are included as Attachments L-O.



05:08:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-084 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Marble
Seconded
Hansen No
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Excused
Fields No
Foote No
YES: 1   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


05:08:56 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-084 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg Excused
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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