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E07C1652B3321C57872583B5005E6059 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-164

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 6, 2019      
Location LSB B



SB19-164 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:10:51 AM  

Senator Crowder, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-164. The bill extends the repeal date for the In-Home Support Services (IHSS) program administered by the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and funded through the federal Medicaid benefit. The Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) certifies IHSS providers. The bill also modifies the definition of "eligible persons" and removes an obsolete reporting requirement, as recommended in the Department of Regulatory Agencies' (DORA) sunset review.

10:12:22 AM  
Kevin Smith, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
10:15:15 AM  
Senator Fields announced that Senator Todd, bill sponsor,
was in attendance.
10:15:16 AM  

Ryan Zeiger, Personal Assistance Service Provider of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

10:17:36 AM  

David Bolin, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He read the testimony of Heidi Leffler.

10:21:51 AM  

Rhyann Lebitz, HCPF, testified in support of the bill.

10:22:30 AM  
Erin Thatcher, HCPF, testified in support of the bill.
10:24:22 AM  

Senators Todd and Coram made closing comments and discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

10:26:54 AM  

Mr. Zeiger returned to the table to respond to questions about amendment L.001.

10:28:50 AM  

Senator Fields recessed the meeting.

10:28:51 AM  

Senator Fields reconvened the meeting.



10:29:38 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Crowder
Seconded
Crowder
Smallwood
Winter
Pettersen
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:30:09 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-164, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Crowder
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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