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997BDFC9D2533D13872583E40079FD21 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-153

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 22, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-153 - Referred to House Finance


04:14:03 PM  
Representative Kipp, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-153 to the committee.  
The
bill extends the repeal date for the Podiatry Boards and the regulation
of podiatrists to September 1, 2026, after a sunset review by the Department
of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).  The bill also clarifies that a podiatrist
must pass an exam in order to be licensed by the Podiatry Board; allows
the board to enter into a confidential agreement with a podiatrist to limit
his or her scope of practice if the podiatrist suffers from a physical
or mental illness; and removes the requirement that the board send a letter
of admonition through certified mail.
04:14:17 PM  
Representative Caraveo proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
04:14:36 PM  
Dr. Daniel Moon, Colorado Orthopedic Society,
and Vivienne Belmont, DORA, responded to committee questions on the bill.
 Jeff Thormodsgaard, representing himself, responded to committee
questions.  Committee discussion with the witnesses ensued.
04:32:06 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


04:34:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-153 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Jackson
Baisley No
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Will Yes
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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