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H_HI_2020A 06/10/2020 02:34:11 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date 06/10/2020
Attendance
Baisley X
Champion *
Cutter X
Holtorf *
Kipp X
Mullica X
Tipper X
Titone X
Will X
Caraveo X
Lontine X
Time 02:34:11 PM to 07:33:05 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Lontine
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1264 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1198 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-119 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-176 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-007 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB20-028 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB20-201 Referred to House Appropriations
SB20-205 Referred to House Appropriations
SB20-212 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
02:34:12 PM

Representative Lontine called the meeting to order and made an announcement about the order of bills.



HB20-1264 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:37:20 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1264 indefinitely.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley Yes
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1198 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:38:12 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1198 indefinitely.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley Yes
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-119 - Postponed Indefinitely




02:38:55 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-119 indefinitely.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley Yes
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-176 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:39:39 PM  

Representatives Titone and Young, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-176 to the committee.  This bill clarifies the applicability of remedies for the unreasonable delay or denial of insurance benefits and that discretionary clause provisions are void in an insurance policy, contract, or plan.  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

02:44:14 PM  

Committee discussion continued regarding the bill.

02:54:35 PM  

No witnesses testified on the bill. 

02:54:49 PM  
Amendment L.001 was distributed to the
committee (Attachment B).  


02:58:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Titone
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Champion
Cutter
Holtorf
Kipp
Mullica
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:58:09 PM  

The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



03:00:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-176, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Titone
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley Yes
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-007 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:01:34 PM  

Representatives Buentello and Wilson, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-007 to the committee.  The bill creates various requirements concerning treatment for substance use disorders.  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

03:08:12 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.  Submitted written testimony on the bill may be found in Attachment C.

03:19:29 PM  

Karlee Tebbutt, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Tebbutt responded to committee questions.

03:25:46 PM  
Sophia, representing herself, testified regarding the bill.
03:28:32 PM  
Amendment L.014 was distributed to the committee (Attachment
D).
03:32:03 PM  

Amendment L.017 was distributed to the committee (Attachment E).



03:32:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment D).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Titone
Baisley
Champion
Cutter
Holtorf
Kipp
Mullica
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:33:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment E).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Titone
Baisley
Champion
Cutter
Holtorf
Kipp
Mullica
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:33:36 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


03:35:30 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-007, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Kipp
Baisley No
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-028 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:35:52 PM  

Representative Buentello, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-028 to the committee.  The bill modifies the definition of "child abuse or neglect" in regards to substance exposure.

03:37:31 PM  

 Representative Lontine recessed the committee.  

03:48:04 PM  

The committee came back to order.  

03:48:22 PM  
Representative Buentello continued with the bill presentation.
03:54:10 PM  

Representative Lontine recessed the committee.

03:54:20 PM  

 The committee came back to order.  The bill sponsors continued to respond to committee questions.  Committee discussion ensued.    

04:04:38 PM  

No witnesses testfied on the bill.  Submitted written testimony on the bill may be found in Attachment F.  

04:25:15 PM  

Amendment L.009 was distributed to the committee (Attachment G).  The committee discussed the amendment.



04:28:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment G).
Moved Titone
Seconded Tipper
Baisley
Champion
Cutter
Holtorf
Kipp
Mullica
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:28:55 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


04:35:26 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-028, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Cutter
Baisley Yes
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Excused
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Excused
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-201 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:36:25 PM  

Representatives Roberts and Catlin, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-201 to the committee. The bill authorizes expenditures in the Department of Natural Resources for a designated list of projects to conserve native species. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

04:41:13 PM  

No witnesses testified on the bill.  Submitted written testimony on the bill may be found in Attachment H.

04:43:02 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.
 


04:45:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-201 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Titone
Seconded Holtorf
Baisley No
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-205 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:45:17 PM  

Representative Caraveo and Speaker Becker, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-205 to the committee. The bill creates the Healthy Families and Workplace Act, which requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

05:24:08 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.  Submitted written testimony on the bill may be found in Attachment I.

05:24:33 PM  

Doug Farmer, Colorado Health Care Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Betsy Murray, representing Home Care and Hospice Association of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. The witnesses responded to committee questions.

05:55:35 PM  

Chris Linsmayer, Colorado Ski Country USA, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Linsmayer responded to committee questions.

06:08:54 PM  

Representative Caraveo gave closing remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.



06:28:07 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-205 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Kipp
Baisley No
Champion No
Cutter Excused
Holtorf No
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-212 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


06:28:16 PM  

Representatives Lontine and Soper, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-212 to the committee. The bill expands Medicaid reimbursement for telehealth services to new providers, and establishes requirements for state-regulated health insurance carriers and home care agencies related to the delivery of telehealth services. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

06:48:58 PM  

Representative Mullica proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.  Submitted written testimony on the bill may be found in Attachment J.

06:49:19 PM  

Jennifer Goodrum, Colorado Dental Association, testified to amend the bill. The witness responded to committee questions.

06:57:44 PM  

Dr. Marcia Smith, representing American Physical Therapy Association, testified in support of the bill. Betsy Murray, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

07:13:25 PM  

Eliza Schultz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

07:18:15 PM  

Amendment L.010 was distributed to the committee (Attachment K).



07:21:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment K).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Kipp
Baisley
Champion
Cutter
Holtorf
Kipp
Mullica
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:21:44 PM  

Representative Lontine gave closing remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.



07:32:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-212, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Baisley
Baisley Yes
Champion Yes
Cutter Yes
Holtorf Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


07:33:05 PM   The committee adjourned.






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