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A974E6805BA720A8872583C900759165 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1242

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 26, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1242 - Amended, referred to House Finance


03:24:13 PM  
Representative Jackson and Representative Jaquez Lewis, bill
sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1242 to the committee.  The bill
requires pharmacy technicians practicing in Colorado on or after June 15,
2020, to obtain a certification from the State Board of Pharmacy in DORA.
 In addition, the bill requires that pharmacy technicians meet continuing
education requirements before renewing a certification and details ratios
for supervision of interns and pharmacy technicians by pharmacists.  A
handout and amendment L.001 was distributed to the committee (Attachments
E and F).
03:32:29 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
03:37:38 PM  
Clare Pramuk, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions about the bill.
03:39:41 PM  
Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
03:43:11 PM  
Jason Hopfer, Pikes Peak Community College, testified in support of the bill.
03:47:57 PM  
Brad Young, Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:49:38 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:54:09 PM  

Emily Zadvorny, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.

03:58:51 PM  
Gina Moore, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:36 PM  
Thomas Branigan, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:16 PM  
Margie Hamm, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
04:07:10 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
04:10:35 PM  
Angie Howes, Colorado Retail Council, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
04:12:33 PM  
Karen McGovern, DORA, responded to committee questions. Ms. Howes responded to committee questions.


04:19:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:20:24 PM  
Representatives Jackson and Jaquez Lewis gave closing remarks on the bill.


04:25:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1242, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Buckner
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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