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h_hie_2016a_2016-03-17t13:32:12z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/17/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1324



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1324, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:33 PM -- HB 16-1324



Representative Ginal, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1324. The bill allows veterinarians to:

      • receive and store a compounded drug without a patient-specific prescription from an in-state or non-resident prescription drug outlet; and
      • dispense the compounded drug, in an amount not to exceed five days' worth of doses, to an animal in an emergency condition if the veterinarian cannot access the compounded drug in a timely manner.



Representative Ginal distributed three handouts (Attachments A, B, and C) and amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments D and E) to the committee.



160317 AttachA.pdf160317 AttachA.pdf160317 AttachB.pdf160317 AttachB.pdf160317 AttachC.pdf160317 AttachC.pdf160317 AttachD.pdf160317 AttachD.pdf160317 AttachE.pdf160317 AttachE.pdf



01:46 PM



Representative Ginal answered questions from committee members.



01:56 PM -- Dr. Will French, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support of the bill. He provided a written statement (Attachment F) to the committee. Dr. French answered questions from committee members.



160317 AttachF.pdf160317 AttachF.pdf



02:06 PM --
Dr. Randa MacMillan, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:09 PM --
Judy Calhoun, Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies, testified in support of the bill.



02:14 PM --
John Baer, Roadrunner Pharmacy, testified in support of the bill.



02:18 PM --
Ronne Hines, Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in a neutral capacity. She expressed the department's concerns about the bill. Ms. Hines answered questions from committee members.



02:24 PM --
Chris Gassen, Department of Regulatory Agencies, answered questions from committee members.



02:25 PM



Committee discussion with Ms. Hines and Mr. Gassen ensued.



02:26 PM



Dr. French returned to the table to respond to questions from committee members.



02:28 PM



Committee discussion with Ms. Hines, Ms. Gassen, Dr. French, and Mr. Baer ensued.



02:46 PM --
Brad Young, Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in support of the bill.



02:49 PM



Jennifer Berman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, explained amendment L.001.

BILL: HB16-1324
TIME: 02:52:05 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Klingenschmitt
VOTE
Brown
Buckner
Esgar
Humphrey
Joshi
Klingenschmitt
Landgraf
Excused
Lontine
Primavera
Ransom
Ryden
Ginal
McCann
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:52 PM



Ms. Berman explained amendment L.002.

BILL: HB16-1324
TIME: 02:53:31 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Brown
Buckner
Esgar
Humphrey
Joshi
Klingenschmitt
Landgraf
Excused
Lontine
Primavera
Ransom
Ryden
Ginal
McCann
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:54 PM



Representative Ginal made concluding comments about the bill.



02:56 PM



Committee members made remarks about the bill.

BILL: HB16-1324
TIME: 02:57:20 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1324, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with one member excused.
SECONDED: McCann
VOTE
Brown
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Landgraf
Excused
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:59 PM



Representative McCann recessed the committee.




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