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43EC6ED54ABD1C20872586E2000D34E4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1276

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 26, 2021      
Location SCR 357



HB21-1276 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


08:24:17 PM  
Senator Priola and
Senator Pettersen, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1276.  The
bill makes several changes to state law concerning the prevention of opioid
and other substance use disorders.
08:24:18 PM  
Senator Jaquez Lewis
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony is included
in Attachment C.
08:31:35 PM  
Karlee Tebbutt, representing
Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
Dr. Michael Neil, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified
to amend the bill. Dr. Jonathan Clapp, representing Colorado Medical Society
and Colorado Pain Society, testified to amend the bill.  Committee
questions followed.
08:49:57 PM  
Dr. Steven Wright,
representing Alliance for Benzodiazepine Best Practices, testified in support
of the bill. Dr. Robert Valuck, representing Center for Prescription Drug
Abuse Prevention (Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention),
University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Jeanette Hensley,
representing Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.  Terri
Schreiber, representing The Schreiber Research Group (TSRG), testified
in support of the bill.
09:02:21 PM  
Dr. Valuck discussed amendments to the bill.
09:04:52 PM  
Senator Priola distributed
L.020 and L.021 (Attachments D and E).



09:06:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 (Attachment D).
Moved Story
Seconded
Rankin
Simpson
Zenzinger
Story
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:07:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.021 (Attachment E).
Moved Story
Seconded
Rankin
Simpson
Zenzinger
Story
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


09:11:34 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1276, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Story
Seconded
Rankin Yes
Simpson Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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