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E12F739CE9035758872583D90060C6E0 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 11, 2019      
Location LSB A

HB19-1296 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

11:37:06 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
11:39:52 AM  
The committee reconvened.
11:43:19 AM  

Representatives Jacquez Lewis and Jackson presented House Bill 19-1296 to the committee.  The bill requires health insurers, pharmacy benefit management firms, and certain nonprofit organizations to report information related to prescription drug costs to the Department of Regulatory Agencies.

11:55:50 AM  
Dana Malick, representing the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, testified against the bill.
11:56:42 AM  
Kara Miller, representing National Bio, testified against the bill.
11:59:59 AM  
Emily Roberts, representing the Colorado
BioScience Association, testified against the bill.
12:01:54 PM  
Jessica Morgan, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified against the bill.
12:05:09 PM  
Patrick Boyle, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified against the bill.
12:08:11 PM  
Gail DeVore, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
12:34:52 PM  
Dan Scales, representing Scales Pharmacy, testified in support of the bill.
12:38:50 PM  
Jennifer Roberts, representing the Colorado
Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
12:50:33 PM  
Representative Bird distributed amendment L.012 (Attachment C).
12:50:48 PM  
Representative Sandridge distributed amendment L.013 (Attachment D).

12:52:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment C)
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:56:20 PM  
Christy Chase, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee members' questions.

12:57:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment D)
Moved Sandridge
Seconded Rich
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Bird No
Bockenfeld Yes
Gray No
Rich Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder No
Sullivan No
Tipper No
Herod No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

12:59:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1296, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tipper
Seconded Bird
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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