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323AD65EE24ADAA0872583C3005A6D45 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-065

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 20, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-065 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:27:44 AM  
Representative Exum, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-065 to the committee.  
The
bill directs the Board of Health in the Colorado Department of Public Health
and Environment (CDPHE) to designate a peer health assistance program to
provide assistance to emergency medical service (EMS) providers dealing
with physical, emotional, or psychological conditions that are affecting
their ability to work.
 The
program will be financed
through fees
collected from applicants for EMS certification.
10:31:48 AM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill.  
10:31:53 AM  
Randy Kuykendall, CDPHE, testified in support of the bill.
10:34:51 AM  
Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.
10:36:21 AM  
Chris Howes, EMS Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:37:13 AM  
Amendment L.004 was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).


10:41:27 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Liston
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:41:28 AM  
Representative Exum gave closing remarks on the bill.
10:44:04 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:46:23 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-065, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Singer
Seconded Mullica
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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