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BC555B8AC364DEB0872583B5005FF4EC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-079

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 6, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-079 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:28:09 AM  

Representative Landgraf and Representative Esgar, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-079 to the committee.  The bill requires podiatrists, physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and optometrists to electronically prescribe certain controlled substances, with some exceptions.  Two handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments B and C).  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

10:34:44 AM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill.
10:36:42 AM  
Emily Zadvorny, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
10:39:59 AM  
Brad Young, Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in support of the bill.
10:41:41 AM  
Holly Tancar, Colorado Retail Council,
testified in support of the bill.  
10:43:22 AM  
Tim Lane, Colorado District Attorneys Council, testified in support of the bill.
10:45:22 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
10:47:59 AM  
Amendment L.004 was distributed to the
committee (Attachment D).


10:48:59 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Singer
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:49:17 AM  
Representatives Esgar and Landgraf gave closing remarks on the bill.
10:49:58 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


10:53:13 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-079, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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