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H_HI_2021A 05/26/2021 03:04:05 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date 05/26/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Baisley X
Hanks *
Kennedy X
McCormick X
Mullica X
Ortiz X
Soper *
Titone X
Van Beber *
Williams X
Caraveo X
Lontine X
Time 03:04:05 PM to 05:12:56 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Lontine
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-063 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB21-009 Referred to House Appropriations
SB21-016 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB21-063 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:05:07 PM  
Representatives Hooton and Pelton introduced Senate Bill 21-063, Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements Offer Insurance.
03:13:01 PM  
Jim Turner, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:05 PM  
Eric Hinton, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:51 PM  
Keith DeVoe, representing Roggen Farmers' Elevator, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:52 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:21:28 PM  
Landon Gates, representing Agri-business Benefit Group, Inc. (ABBGI), responded to questions from the committee.
03:27:21 PM  
The committee discussed
Amendments L.003, L.004, and L.005 (Attachments A, B, and C).


03:32:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005, which amends L.003
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Titone
Amabile
Baisley
Hanks
Kennedy
McCormick
Mullica
Ortiz
Soper Excused
Titone
Van Beber
Williams
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:32:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003, as amended by L.005
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Kennedy
Amabile
Baisley
Hanks
Kennedy
McCormick
Mullica
Ortiz
Soper Excused
Titone
Van Beber
Williams
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:33:24 PM  
Mr. Gates returned to the table to respond to questions from the committee regarding Amendment L.004.


03:36:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Kennedy
Amabile
Baisley
Hanks
Kennedy
McCormick
Mullica
Ortiz
Soper Excused
Titone
Van Beber
Williams
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:37:16 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


03:40:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-063, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Baisley
Seconded Van Beber
Amabile Yes
Baisley Yes
Hanks Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Soper Excused
Titone Yes
Van Beber Yes
Williams Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-009 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:40:57 PM  
Representative Caraveo introduced Senate Bill 21-009, Reproductive Health Care Program. The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
03:47:44 PM  
Dr. Kate Coleman-Minahan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:52 PM  
Irene Jaw, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:55:09 PM  
Ximena Rebolledo Leon, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:36 PM  
Dr. Amanda Stevenson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:49 PM  
Jack Teter, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:26 PM  
America Ramirez,
Katherine Riley, and Yadira Solis, representing the Colorado Organization
for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), read the testimony
of five individuals in support of the bill.
04:14:54 PM  
Rayna Hetlage, representing the Center for Health Progress, testified in support of the bill.
04:17:56 PM  
Karla GonzalesGarcia,
representing COLOR, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:13 PM  
Kate Kelly, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:25 PM  
Erin Miller, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:26 PM  
Additional written testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment D.
04:24:45 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:25:53 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:32:05 PM  
The bill sponsor and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:36:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-009 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Titone
Amabile Yes
Baisley No
Hanks No
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Soper Excused
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Williams No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-016 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:37:03 PM  
Representatives Mullica and Esgar introduced Senate Bill 21-016, Protecting Preventive Health Care Coverage. The bill sponsors provided the committee with Amendments L.023 and L.024 (Attachments E and F).
04:43:26 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
04:45:16 PM  
Theresa Wrangham, representing the National Vaccine Information Center, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:47:59 PM  
Brittany Vessely, representing the Colorado Catholic Conference, testified on the bill from an amend position.
04:50:37 PM  
Katherine Riley, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.
04:54:27 PM  
Dana Villareal, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:56:56 PM  
Isabel Cruz, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
04:59:17 PM  
Erin Miller, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
05:01:17 PM  
Jack Teter, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified in support of the bill.
05:03:40 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
05:06:33 PM  
Additional written
testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided
as Attachment G.


05:08:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.023
Moved Mullica
Seconded Kennedy
Amabile
Baisley
Hanks
Kennedy
McCormick
Mullica
Ortiz
Soper
Titone
Van Beber
Williams
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:09:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.024
Moved Mullica
Seconded Titone
Amabile
Baisley
Hanks
Kennedy
McCormick
Mullica
Ortiz
Soper
Titone
Van Beber
Williams
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:09:07 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


05:12:49 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-016, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Mullica
Seconded Titone
Amabile Yes
Baisley No
Hanks No
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber No
Williams No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:12:56 PM   The committee adjourned.






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