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D68636E73B85A335872588280072C651 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-189

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 18, 2022      
Location SCR 357



SB22-189 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:53:40 PM  
Senator Danielson and Senator Petterson, co-prime bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 22-189, which beginning in FY 2023-24, creates the Colorado Multidisciplinary Geriatric Provider Pipeline Program (program) and the Geriatric Training Executive Advisory Committee Colorado Multidisciplinary Geriatric Provider Pipeline Program. The program is created in the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to coordinate and expand hands-ongeriatric-focused training opportunities for clinical graduate students studying medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, psychology, and social work at participating institutions of higher education.

Committee members asked questions and made comments to the sponsors.

03:04:23 PM  
Dr Jeffrey Wallace,
representing the University of Colorado Multidisciplinary Center on Aging,
testified in support of the bill.
03:11:16 PM  
Ms. Amy DelPo, representing
self, testified in support of the bill.



Ms. Marie Andrews, representing the Occupational Therapy Association of
Colorado, testified to amend the bill.



Ms. Coral Cosway, representing the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado,
testified in support of the bill.



Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Commission on Aging, testified
in support of the bill.
03:21:50 PM  
Dr. Carol Morrow, representing the Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:58 PM  
Ms. Alyn Whelchel, representing the Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Sing Palat, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Moe Keller, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Leslie Kalechman, representing AARP Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions of the panel.

Additional written testimony was provided to the committee (Attachment G).

03:43:44 PM  
Senator Danielson and Senator Petterson, introduced and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment H).


03:43:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment H).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Holbert
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Smallwood
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:44:16 PM  
Senator Danielson provided closing remarks.


03:45:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-189, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Holbert No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:46:17 PM  
Madame Chair Fields
laid over Senate Bill 22-155 to a future meeting date.






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