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FFFD3C414D5CD9C9872588370008F44B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1269

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date May 2, 2022      
Location SCR 352



HB22-1269 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

07:39:55 PM  
Senator Hansen, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1269. The bill requires the Commissioner of Insurance to oversee individuals offering health care sharing plans or arrangements that serve Colorado residents. Senator Hansen responded to questions from the committee.
07:48:35 PM  
Isabel Cruz, representing
the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
 Keith  Hopkinson, representing the Christian Healthcare Ministry,
testified in support of the bill.  Theresa Brilli, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.  The panel responded to questions
from the committee.
07:57:42 PM  
Joel Noble, representing
Samaritan Ministries, Int, testified in opposition to the bill.  Lindsey
Swindle, representing Christian Care Ministry/Medi-Share, testified in
opposition to the bill.   Stuart Lark, representing the Christian
Care Ministry, testified in opposition to the bill. Darcie Johnston, representing
the Alliance of Health Care Sharing Ministries, testified in opposition
to the bill. The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
08:09:25 PM  
The panel continued to respond to questions from the committee.
08:24:43 PM  
Megan Axelrod, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.
08:39:13 PM  
Stacey Gilbert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
08:41:28 PM  
Monica VanBuskirk, representing Connect for Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
08:49:27 PM  
Katy Talento, representing the Alliance of Health Care Sharing Ministries, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:49:50 PM  
Nancy Atkins, representing OneShare Health, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:54:39 PM  
Randy Pate, representing the Alliance of Health Care Sharing Ministries, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:55:26 PM  
Bethany Pray, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
08:58:51 PM  
Chris Howes, representing
Sedera, responded to questions from the committee.
09:01:53 PM  
Dave Silverstein, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
09:01:54 PM  
Written testimony
that was provided to the committee may be found in Attachment E.
09:08:51 PM  
Senator Woodward
distributed Amendments L.046, L.047, L.048, and L.049 (Attachments F, G,
H, and I).
09:09:29 PM  
Senator Woodward explained Amendment L.046.


09:13:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.046
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman No
Rodriguez No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
09:13:17 PM  
Senator Woodward explained Amendment L.047.


09:14:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.047
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman No
Rodriguez No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
09:14:41 PM  
Senator Woodward explained Amendment L.048.


09:16:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.048
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman No
Rodriguez No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
09:16:11 PM  
Senator Woodward explained Amendment L.049.


09:17:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.049
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman No
Rodriguez No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
09:17:25 PM  
Senator Woodward
distributed and explained Amendment L.050 (Attachment J).



09:25:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.050
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman No
Rodriguez No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
09:25:27 PM  
The committee members made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


09:27:52 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1269 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Woodward No
Coleman Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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