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31BB0720F8587F728725867F00734F01 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-021

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 17, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-021 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:00:58 PM  
Senators Buckner
and Hisey, bill sponsors, presented SB21-021 and responded to questions.
The bill enters Colorado into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Interstate Compact to allow audiologists and speech-language pathologists
to practice in multiple states. The bill increases state revenue and expenditures
on an ongoing basis.
02:05:40 PM  
Leslie Edwards-Gather,
representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:40 PM  
Elissa Jodon, Audiologist, Children's Hospital, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.
02:16:04 PM  
Becky Spence, Colorado Speech Language Hearing Association, testified in support of the bill, and responded to questions.
02:20:17 PM  
Nicole Cyr, Colorado Academy of Audiology, testified in support of the bill.
02:22:23 PM  
Katheryn Boada, Children's Hospital and Colorado Speech Language Hearing Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:25:44 PM  
Susan Adams, American Speech Language Hearing Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:58 PM  
Brenda Haaksma, Haaksma Speech Pathology, testified in support of the bill.
02:31:36 PM  

Dan Logsdon, Council of State Governments, Interstate Compacts Section, explained interstate compacts.

Additonal testimony may be found at Attachments B and C.

 

02:34:12 PM  
Senators Buckner
and Hisey made closing comments.


02:36:39 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-021 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buckner
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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