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PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SUNSET REVIEW HEARING FOR AUDIOLOGISTS

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Jan 28, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



Sunset Review Hearing for Audiologists - Committee Discussion Only


11:08:20 AM  

Mr. Tobias and Ms. Belmont, DORA, presented on the sunset review report for Audiologists.  A copy of the sunset review report was distributed to committee members, and can be accessed online here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IMpsSrh0HhPZpS7svAH31IvMqkE_3Gqa/view.  Draft bill LLS no. 20-0526.01 was distributed to committee members (Attachment B).  Mr. Tobias described DORA's six recommendations regarding Audiologists.

11:12:27 AM  

Marin Adkisson, Colorado Academy of Audiology and Mile High Hearing, testified regarding the DORA recommendation to combine the audiologist and hearing aid provider sections in statute.  Julie Prutsman, Colorado Academy of Audiology and Sound Relief Hearing Center, testified regarding continuing education for audiologists.  Elissa Jodon, Colorado Academy of Audiology, testified regarding derivatives of the title of audiolgist.  Suzanne Hamilton, Colorado Academy of Audiology, testified regarding the DORA recommendations.  

11:22:24 AM  

Ms. Jodon, Ms. Adkisson, and Ms. Hamilton responded to committee questions.

11:32:19 AM  

Representative Soper discussed a conceptual amendment to the draft bill.  Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal Services, explained the effect of a conceptual amendment to the draft bill.  Committee members discussed possible amendments.  



11:36:37 AM
Motion Move a conceptual amendment to remove DORA recommendation #2 from draft bill LLS no. 20-0526.01.
Moved Soper
Seconded Baisley
Baisley
Buckner
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn


11:37:39 AM
Motion Move to introduce draft bill LLS no. 20-0526.01 (Attachment B).
Moved Buckner
Seconded Tipper
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
11:37:41 AM  

Representative Buckner was appointed as sponsor of the introduced bill.  Representative Lontine requested to cosponsor the bill.  The committee granted permission to the drafter to make technical changes.






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