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B976426F32D2D18D87258513007638C2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1085

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Feb 19, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1085 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:31:23 PM  

Representative Kennedy and Representative Herod, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1085 to the committee.  The bill makes several changes to state law concerning health insurance requirements, opioid prescribing limitations, the prescription drug monitoring program, state and local public health funding, the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Grant Program, education for health care providers, and the Colorado substance use disorders prevention collaborative.

A handout was distributed (Attachment E).  Amendments L.002, L.004, L.007, L.008 and L.009 were distributed to the committee (Attachments F to J).

02:41:41 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

02:49:04 PM  

Clare Pramuk, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions regarding the fiscal note.

02:50:17 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

02:52:51 PM  

Christina Johnson, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in a neutral position on the bill.  Karlee Tebbutt, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified regarding the bill and amendments.  Virginia Morrison Love, America's Health Insurance Plans, testified regarding the bill and amendments.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

03:01:33 PM  

Dr. Donald Stader, Colorado Medical Society and the American College of Emergency Physicians - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill and in support of House Bill 20-1065.  Dr. Jonathan Clapp, Colorado Medical Society and the Colorado Pain Society, testified in support of the bill.   The witnesses responded to committee questions.

03:15:01 PM  

Sonny Lawrence, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Nita Walter, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Michelle Figurelli, representing herself, testified regarding the bill.  Joseph Figurelli, representing himself, testified regarding the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.  

03:37:43 PM  

Maura Proser, Tri-County Health Department and the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Organizations (CALPHO), testified in support of the bill.  Tracy Ritter, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Tracy Anselmo, CALPHO, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.  

03:45:47 PM  

Dr. Liz Lovefury, Acupuncture Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment K).  Cameron MacDonald, American Physical Therapy Association - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill.  Lauren Snyder, Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Rob Valuck, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:42 PM  

Kate Horle, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment L).  Rick Curtsinger, Quality Health Network, testified in support of the bill.  Bethany Pace-Danley, Peer Assistance Services, Inc., testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment M).

04:15:41 PM  

Danielle Meier, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Brittany Schock, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill.

04:23:26 PM  

Amendment L.010 was distributed to the committee (Attachment N).



04:24:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment F).
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Jackson
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:29:28 PM  

Dr. Valuck returned to the table to answer committee questions about the amendments.



04:32:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Tipper
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:34:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Tipper
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:34:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment I).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Tipper
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:36:11 PM  

The committee discussed a possible conceptual amendment.



04:37:29 PM
Motion Move a conceptual amendment to amendment L.009 (Attachment J) to line 3, strike 'fewer' and insert 'lower.'
Moved Tipper
Seconded Baisley
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:37:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment J), as amended.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Jackson
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:38:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment N).
Moved Titone
Seconded Mullica
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:42:26 PM  

Kristen Forrestal, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee questions.

04:45:01 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks
on the bill.  The committee members commented on the bill.  


04:46:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1085, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Titone
Seconded Mullica
Baisley Yes
Buckner Excused
Champion Excused
Jackson Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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