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8EDEADE82AB4F48B872586E80080B1D2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-137

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Jun 2, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



SB21-137 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


05:25:43 PM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet, bill sponsor, introduced and gave opening comments on SB21-137. The bill extends, modifies, and finances behavioral health programs throughout state government. In addition, the bill makes several other changes in law, including:

  • continuing the requirement that podiatrists adhere to opioid prescribing limitations;
  • making the Harm Reduction Grant Program Fund continuously appropriated to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE);
  • continuing the Building Substance Use Disorder Treatment Capacity in Underserved Areas Grant Program indefinitely and repealing its July 1, 2024, repeal date;
  • requiring the Perinatal Substance Use Data Linkage Project to use additional data sources from state-administered programs when examining issues related to pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders and their infants;
  • continuing the public awareness campaign about safe storage of opioid medication beyond the program's September 1, 2024, repeal date;
  • requiring state and private prisons to provide at least two doses of an opioid reversal medication upon release to individuals that were treated for opioid use disorder while in custody, as funding and supplies allow; and
  • removing fire stations from the list of safe stations at which an individual can turn in controlled substances without legal liability for possession.

 

05:26:35 PM  
Representative Kennedy, bill sponsor, gave opening comments on the bill.
05:28:58 PM  
Representative Kennedy
answered questions from committee members.
05:33:17 PM  

Representative Kennedy explained amendments L.034 (Attachment A), L.036 (Attachment B), L.037 (Attachment C), L.038 (Attachment D), L.039 (Attachment E), L.040 (Attachment F), and L.041 (Attachment G). Committee members asked questions on the amendments.

05:42:57 PM  

Representative Kennedy continued to explain amendments L.042 (Attachment H), L.043 (Attachment I), L.044 (Attachment J), L.055 (Attachment K), and L.045 (Attachment L). Committee members asked questions about the amendments.

05:49:38 PM  

Representative Kennedy continued to explain L.052 (Attachment M), L.055 (Attachment N), L.046 (Attachment O), L.048 (Attachment P), L.049 (Attachment Q), L.050 (Attachment R), L.051 (Attachment S), and L.056 (Attachment T).

05:54:55 PM  
Elizabeth Owens,
Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, testified
in support of the bill.  Lauren Snyder, Mental Health Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.  Dr. Robert Valuck, Center for Prescription
Drug Abuse Prevention, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse
Prevention, University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Daniel
Darting, Colorado Providers Association, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare
Council, testified in support of the bill.  The panel responded to
questions from committee members.
06:07:48 PM  
Frank Cornelia, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified in support of the bill. Butch Lewis, Colorado Providers Association, Colorado Association of Recovery Residents, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Robert Fetsch, Colorado AgrAbility Project, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Rosario Medina, University of Colorado College of Nursing, testified in support of the bill. Maranda Miller, representing Centennial Mental Health Center, testified in support of the bill.
06:26:57 PM  
Dr. Jessica Krueger, Colorado Society of Addiction Medicine, testified in support of the bill. Claire Levy, Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Tamara Pogue, Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
06:35:44 PM  
Dr. Beau Carubia, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Stephanie Glover, Colorado Access, testified to amend the bill. Zach Zaslow, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Becky Miller Updike, Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies, testified in support of the bill. The panel responded to questions from committee members.
06:51:36 PM  

Aubrey Hill, Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care, testified in support of the bill. Melissa Eddleman, representing Department of Health Care Policy and Financing answered questions from the committee.

07:10:23 PM  

Jose Esquibel, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, answered a question from the committee.

Submitted written testimony can be found in Attachment U.



07:16:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.034
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:17:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.036
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:17:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.037
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ricks
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:18:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.038
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:18:45 PM  

Ms. Snyder answered a question about L.039 (Attachment E).



07:20:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.039
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:20:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.040
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ricks
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:21:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.041
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Pelton
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:22:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.042
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Pelton
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:22:01 PM  
Representative Pelton
introduced and explained amendment L.057 (Attachment V).


07:26:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.057
Moved Pelton
Seconded Geitner
Bradfield Yes
Cutter No
Geitner Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh No
Larson Yes
Ortiz No
Pelton Yes
Ricks No
Woog Yes
Young No
Sirota No
Michaelson Jenet No
YES: 5   NO: 7   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


07:27:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.043
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Geitner No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh Yes
Larson No
Ortiz Yes
Pelton No
Ricks Yes
Woog No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


07:28:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.055
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:29:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.044 as amended
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:29:30 PM  
Representative Kennedy
explained amendment L.061 (Attachment W).


07:31:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.061
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Young
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:32:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.045 as amended
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Young
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:32:09 PM  
Representative Kennedy
explained amendment L.060 (Attachment X).


07:33:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.060
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:33:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.046 as amended
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Ortiz
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:34:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.048
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Jodeh
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:34:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.049
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:34:42 PM  
Representative Kennedy
explained amendment L.059 (Attachment Y).


07:36:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.059
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:36:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.050 as amended
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:37:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.051
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Young
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


07:37:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.056
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield
Cutter
Geitner
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:37:46 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet and Representative Kennedy gave final comments on the bill.
07:41:52 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.


07:51:56 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-137, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Geitner No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Jodeh Yes
Larson No
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Woog No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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