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AB8DFB94E9F56BEE872583D300023441 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-219

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 4, 2019      
Location LSB B



SB19-219 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


06:24:09 PM  

Senator Pettersen, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-219 and distributed amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments G and H).  Under current law, the Colorado Licensing of Controlled Substances Act in the Department of Human Services (DHS) is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2019.  This bill extends the repeal date to September 1, 2026, and implements several recommendations from the sunset report. These changes include:

  • requiring the DHS to develop and implement an information technology system by July 1, 2020, to track complaints made against a licensee and any disciplinary actions taken;
  • requiring the DHS to develop or procure a secure online central registry by July 1, 2020 to register patients treated in a substance use disorder treatment program; and
  • repealing references to research as a regulated activity under the act.
06:26:59 PM  
Cristen Bates, Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.


06:34:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G).
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:34:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H).
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:35:30 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-219, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Crowder Yes
Smallwood Yes
Winter Yes
Pettersen Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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