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BILL SUMMARY For SUNSET REVIEW HEARING FOR HEARING AID PROVIDERS

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Jan 28, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



Sunset Review Hearing for Hearing Aid Providers - Committee Discussion Only


10:23:01 AM  

Brian Tobias and Vivienne Belmont, Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), presented on the sunset review report regarding Hearing Aid Providers.  DORA's sunset review report was distributed to committee members, and can be accessed online here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bAIvNBREG6RPH-40cVMrYffsSMTp8Bkl/view.  Draft bill LLS no. 20-0520.01 was distributed to committee members (Attachment A). Mr. Tobias explained DORA's eleven recommendations regarding Hearing Aid Providers.

10:37:07 AM  

Ms. Belmont and Mr. Tobias responded to committee questions regarding the DORA recommendations. Committee members commented.

10:44:37 AM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the draft bill.

10:44:59 AM  

Dianna Orf, Colorado Hearing Society, testified regarding the DORA recommendations.  Ms. Orf responded to committee questions.  Marin Adkisson, Colorado Academy of Audiology and Mile High Hearing, testified regarding the DORA recommendations.

10:56:26 AM  

Mr. Tobias returned to the table to respond to committee questions.  Ms. Adkisson responded to committee questions.



11:07:02 AM
Motion Move to introduce draft bill LLS no. 20-0520.01 (Attachment A).
Moved Buckner
Seconded Tipper
Baisley No
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper No
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
11:07:04 AM  

Representative Buckner was appointed as sponsor of the introduced bill.  Representative Lontine requested to cosponsor the bill.  The committee granted permission to the drafter for technical changes to the bill.  






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