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C00BE71FD152F2F587258AD7006A58F1 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 5, 2024      
Location HCR 0112

HB24-1253 - Referred to House Finance

12:21:37 PM  
The committee was
placed in a brief recess.
12:58:22 PM  
The committee was
brought back to order.
12:58:32 PM  
The primary bill
sponsors, Representatives English and Holtorf, introduced House Bill 24-1253
to the House Health and Human Services Committee. The bill continues the
regulation of respiratory therapists for 11 years from September 1, 2024,
to September 1, 2035. The bill also expands the definition of respiratory
therapy to make physician assistants subject to the same requirements as
physicians; and narrows the exemption for uncredentialed polysomnographic
technologists to practice under the supervision.
01:02:15 PM  
Sarah Werner, representing
the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions
and Occupations, was available to answer committee questions.
01:02:41 PM  
The primary bill
sponsors, Representatives English and Holtorf, provided closing comments
on House Bill 24-1253.

01:04:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1253 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Holtorf
Seconded English
Bradfield Yes
Bradley Yes
Brown Excused
English Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hernandez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lieder Yes
McCormick Yes
Ortiz Excused
Weinberg Excused
Young Yes
Daugherty Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details