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6B74CDE7A148765F872587E500712413 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 10, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

HB22-1073 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:35:50 PM  
Representatives Roberts and Soper introduced House Bill 22-1073, Funeral Establishment & Crematory Inspection. The bill authorizes the Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies to have an inspector enter the premises of registered funeral establishments and crematories during regular business hours to conduct inspections to investigate a complaint or suspected violations.

The sponsors provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A) and played the video found here:

01:44:40 PM  
The bill sponsors continued with their presentation.
01:49:07 PM  
Karen McGovern, representing the Division of Professions & Occupations within the Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:58 PM  
County Commissioner
Jeff Fiedler, representing Lake County, testified in support of the bill.

01:56:06 PM  
Javan Jones, representing the Colorado Funeral Directors Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:58:24 PM  
Ms. McGovern and Mr. Jones responded to questions from the committee.
02:07:55 PM  
Jery Payne, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.
02:10:16 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.

02:14:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1073 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Snyder
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Excused
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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