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D283DF59ACECD313872589580071DCEF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1071

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 16, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1071 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:43:45 PM  
Senator Simpson and Senator Fenberg, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1071, concerning allowing licensed psychologists to obtain certification to prescribe psychotropic medications and requires that one member on the State Board of Psychologist Examiners be a prescribing psychologist.
02:05:23 PM  
Angela Green, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Jin Lee, representing The Colorado Psychological Association, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Derek Phillips, representing themself, testified in support of the bill

Dr. Ari Aal, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Elaine Levine, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions of the panel.

02:24:59 PM  
Paula Rhoads, representing herself, testified against the bill.

Dr. Patricia Westmoreland, representing Colorado Psychiatric Society, testified to amend the bill.

Dr. Carolynn Francavilla, representing Colorado Medical Society, testified to amend the bill.

Dr. Caitlin Jones-Bamman, representing American Academy of Pediatrics - Colorado Chapter, testified to amend the bill.

02:41:51 PM  
Christine Chao, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:09 PM  
Dr. Alyssa Oland,
representing Colorado Psychological Association, testified in support of
the bill.



Dr. Cecilia Gay, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.



Dr. Rebecca Richey, representing themself, testified in support of the
bill.



Committee members asked questions of the panel.
02:55:40 PM  
Beau Cassidy, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Alexis Alltop, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Steven Haden, representing Envision You, testified in support of the bill.

David LaRocca, representing Boulder County Public Health, testified in support of the bill.

03:08:15 PM  
Dr. Claudia Mosier, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. David Shearer, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

03:14:47 PM  
Dawn Reinfeld, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions of Ms. Reinfeld.

03:18:48 PM  
Dr. Neill Epperson,
representing Colorado Psychiatric Society, testified to amend the bill.




Written testimony
can be found in Attachment C.
03:24:00 PM  
Senator Mullica presented
amendment L.012 (Attachment D).


03:25:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012 (Attachment D).
Moved Mullica
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:25:46 PM  
Senator Mullica presented
L.013 (Attachment E).


03:26:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment E).
Moved Mullica
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:27:27 PM  
Senator Mullica presented
L.015 (Attachment F).


03:27:56 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment F).
Moved Mullica
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:29:02 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1071, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Smallwood Yes
Will Excused
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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