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DADE5980E8CBDA37872586310077847E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20B-1007

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Dec 1, 2020      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB20B-1007 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:45:30 PM  
Senators Fields and
Holbert, co-prime sponsors, explained HB20B-1007 concerning the recreation,
with amendments, of the "Occupational Therapy Practice Act",
and, in connection therewith, reestablishing the licensing functions of
the director of the division of professions and occupations in the Department
of Regulatory Agencies regarding occupational therapists and occupational
therapy assistants.


 

Senator Fields distributed a copy of Executive Order D 2020-259 and argued
that the bill falls within the scope of the special session.  Committee
discussion followed as to whether the bill is under the call of the Executive
Order.  The bill sponsors emphasized the importance of occupational
therapists.  
03:10:11 PM  
Pamela DiPasquale,
representing Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado, testified in
support of the bill.
03:16:01 PM  
Committee discussion
ensued about legal challenges and the bill fitting under the call of the
Special Session.  Committee members discussed the possibility of introducing
this same measure in January, when the General Assembly reconvenes, instead.
03:28:05 PM  
Committee members
discussed concerns about the bill being challenged in court.


03:39:59 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20B-1007 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges No
Lundeen No
Moreno No
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Hansen No
Gonzales No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:40:56 PM
Motion Reconsider
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Lundeen Yes
Moreno Yes
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Hansen Yes
Gonzales Yes
YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:41:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20B-1007 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges No
Lundeen Yes
Moreno No
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Hansen No
Gonzales No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:42:02 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20B-1007 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Lundeen No
Moreno Yes
Tate No
Woodward No
Hansen Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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