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36936F0398311289872583DF00635627 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1268

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 17, 2019      
Location LSB B



HB19-1268 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


12:05:02 PM  

Senator Hisey, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1268.  The bill requires individuals and entities that receive a referral fee for referring prospective residents to an assisted living residence (referral agencies) to disclose to a prospective resident its business relationship to the residence and that the assisted living residence has paid for the referral.  The referral agency and the prospective resident must sign and date this disclosure and the agency must provide the document to the assisted living residence on or before the date the resident is admitted to the assisted living residence.  Assisted living residences must not pay the referral agency a fee until receipt of this documentation.  Residences are required to maintain a written or electronic copy for at least one year after the date that the new resident is admitted.  A referral agency that violates this section is subject to a civil penalty of up to $500 per violation.  The Attorney General or a district attorney may bring a civil action on behalf of the state to seek the imposition of civil penalty for a violation of this section.

12:08:03 PM  
Lyle Campbell, Colorado Assisted Living
Association, testified in support of the bill.
12:09:34 PM  
Jeanette Hensley, Colorado Senior Lobby,
testified in support of the bill.


12:11:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1268 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Crowder
Seconded
Crowder Yes
Smallwood Yes
Winter Yes
Pettersen Yes
Fields Excused
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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