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6F81B54208EFB818872584FE0078B253 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 29, 2020      
Location SCR 354

SB20-026 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

02:58:21 PM  

The committe recessed.

03:00:09 PM  

The committee came back to order.  Senator Cooke and Senator Fields presented Senate Bill 20-026, concerning workers' compensation benefits for audible trauma.  The bill modifies certain conditions of recovery in a workers' compensation case.  The bill expands the definition of psychologically traumatic events to include audible exposure to a death or serious bodily injury to qualify for workers' compensation benefits.

03:03:08 PM  

Monica Million, Colorado 911 Resource Center, spoke in favor of the bill.  She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

03:06:11 PM  

Jaci Marie Louise, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:06:41 PM  

Beth Kemper, City of Longmont, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:09:27 PM  

Jennifer Lovejoy, Jeffcom 911, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:12:20 PM  

Ms. Million made closing comments.

03:14:45 PM  

Deni Jo Shinn, Douglas County 911, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:18:48 PM  

Lauren Snyder, Mental Health Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:19:08 PM  

Edie Sonn, Pinnacol Assurance, spoke in favor of the bill

03:20:29 PM  

Jack Wylie, Department of Personnel and Administration, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:22:29 PM  

Mike Honn, Colorado State Patrol, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:24:46 PM  
Bill Skewes, Association of Colorado State
Patrol Professionals, spoke in favor of the bill.

03:29:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C)
Moved Danielson
Williams A.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection

03:31:21 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-026, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Danielson
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Tate Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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