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61057710EF534A09872583D8005D4089 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 10, 2019      
Location LSB B

HB19-1183 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

10:58:34 AM  
Senator Bridges, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1183
and responded to questions. The bill encourages public schools and public
places, as specified in this bill, to have sufficient quantities of functional
automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to ensure reasonable availability
for use during cardiac arrest emergencies. All public places are required
to accept any gifts, grants, or donations of an AED that meets federal
standards. In addition, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
(CDPHE) shall award a $75,000 contract to a nonprofit organization for
the purpose of acquiring and distributing AEDs to public places by September
1, 2019. Finally, this bill extends good samaritan protections to certain
persons and entities including those who provide teaching or training on
CPR, persons whose primary duties do not include the provision of health
care, and any person or entity that provides medical oversight services
to a location where an AED is located.
11:00:19 AM  
Richard Perse, Play with Heart, testified in support of the bill.
11:05:17 AM  
Alan Himelfarb, Starting Hearts, testified
in support of the bill.
11:14:02 AM  
The witness panel responded to questions.
11:14:17 AM  
Ariel Hammerquist, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions about the fiscal impact of the bill.
11:23:37 AM  
Committee discussion and questions followed.
11:25:44 AM  
Senator Bridges made closing remarks.
11:26:35 AM  
Senator Fields recessed the meeting.
11:26:36 AM  

Senator Fields reconvened the meeting.

11:30:35 AM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment - Page 2, strike lines 6 through 10 and renumber statutory citations accordingly.
Moved Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection

11:31:06 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1183, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Crowder Yes
Smallwood No
Winter Yes
Pettersen Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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