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ACF3EED8F649F3B0872586BD006B39A6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-195

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 20, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



SB21-195 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:31:12 PM  

Representative Snyder, bill sponsor, introduced SB21-195. Under current law, two witnesses are required when an individual signs a declaration to withhold or withdraw life sustaining procedures and when an individual fills out a record to make an anatomical gift at the request of a person who is physically unable to sign the record.   The bill allows a notary public to stand in for the two witnesses, unless a court determines otherwise in the interest of justice.

01:34:25 PM  
Representative Soper, bill sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
01:34:47 PM  
Mr. Carl Stevens, representing Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:38:01 PM  

Representative Snyder and Representative Soper gave final comments on the bill.



01:40:38 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-195 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Larson Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Woog Yes
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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