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85B5FC3681593E2A87258B0A00820A47 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-173

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 25, 2024      
Location HCR 0112



SB24-173 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

05:40:25 PM  
Representative Titone
and Representative Soper, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill
24-173, concerning the regulation of persons providing mortuary science
services. The bill requires the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)
to regulate certain mortuary science occupations. Representative Soper
discussed the DORA 2023 Sunrise Review of Funeral Service Professionals
(Attachment G) and amendment L.017 (Attachment H). Representative Soper
and Representative Titone responded to questions from the committee.

05:58:11 PM  
Sam Delp, representing
DORA, testified in support of the bill. Patty Salazar, representing DORA,
testified in support of the bill. Chris Schaefer, representing the Colorado
Bureau of Investigation in the Department of Public Safety, testified in
support of the bill. Faith Haug, representing the Colorado Community College
System and Arapahoe Community College, testified in support of the bill.
Conor Norris, representing the Knee Center for Regulatory Research, testified
in a neutral position on the bill. Dalene Paull, representing the International
Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, was available to answer
committee questions. The panelists responded to questions from the committee.





Written testimony was provided to the committee (Attachment I)
.
06:20:24 PM  
Representative Soper and Representative Titone explained amendment L.017.


06:23:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment H).
Moved Soper
Seconded Joseph
deGruy Kennedy
Frizell
Garcia
Hartsook
Kipp
Lindstedt
Marshall
Soper
Weinberg
Joseph
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:23:22 PM  
Representative Titone and Representative Soper made concluding remarks about the bill.


06:27:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-173, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Soper
Seconded Joseph
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Frizell Yes
Garcia Yes
Hartsook Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall Yes
Soper Yes
Weinberg No
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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