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7BEB8582A6D4589A8725881B0077CA4F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1344

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 5, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1344 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:48:30 PM  

The committee recessed.

03:49:08 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:52:05 PM  

Representative Neville and Representative Ortiz, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1344, concerning the lawful use of a prescription drug that contains 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) that is approved by the United States food and drug administration.  Under current law, MDMA is a schedule I controlled substance.  The bill specifies that prescription drugs containing MDMA, approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration, and placed on a schedule other than schedule I are legal to prescribe, dispense, transport, possess, and use in Colorado.

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

03:59:19 PM  

Jonathan Lubecky, representing the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Public Benefit Corporation, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Will Van Derveer, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Marcela Ot'alora G, representing MAPS, testified in support of the bill.

The panelists responded to questions from the committee.

04:20:54 PM  

Representative Ortiz explained amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments L and M).



04:22:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment L).
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Pelton
Amabile
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks Excused
Holtorf
Jodeh
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:22:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment M).
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Jodeh
Amabile
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks Excused
Holtorf
Jodeh
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:22:47 PM  

Representative Ortiz and Representative Neville provided concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



04:29:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1344, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gonzales-Gutierrez
Seconded Pelton
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hanks Excused
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Excused
Williams Yes
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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