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3468B664426969CD87258575006420E9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1183

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 27, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1183 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance


12:14:33 PM  

Senator Ginal, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1183.  This bill extends the regulation of nurse aides until September 1, 2027, and makes the following changes:

  • relocates provisions related to certified nurse aides to the Nurse Practice Act;
  • modifies the grounds for discipline related to excessive use of alcohol and drugs;
  • changes the waiting period for recertification after a certificate is revoked to two years;
  • repeals the requirement that the State Board of Nurses send notifications of action taken by certified mail; and
  • clarifies that the regulation of certified nurse aides does not apply to a person directly employed by a medical facility for the first four months, if the employment is part of an approved training program and the certification is not through endorsement.

There was no in-person testimony on the bill. 

The following individual submitted written testimony on the bill (Attachment D):

David Bolin, Colorado Long-term Assistance Service Providers, testified in support of the bill.

12:15:46 PM  

Senator Ginal discussed amendment L.004 (Attachment E).



12:16:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Crowder
Ginal
Smallwood
Winter
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:18:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1183, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Crowder No
Ginal Yes
Smallwood No
Winter Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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