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H_HIE_2018A 04/26/2018 02:00:02 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date 04/26/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Buckner *
Covarrubias X
Hooton *
Humphrey X
Jackson X
Kennedy X
Landgraf X
Lontine X
Ransom X
Wilson *
Esgar *
Ginal X
Time 02:00:02 PM to 05:01:46 PM
Place RM 271
This Meeting was called to order by Esgar
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1223 Postponed Indefinitely
HB18-1352 Referred to House Appropriations

HB18-1223 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:01:52 PM  

Representative Reyher, bill sponsor, explained House Bill 18-1223 to the committee.  The bill requires the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to examine whether there is an autism epidemic, and if so, to take appropriate measures to protect public health.  Handouts were distributed to the committee [Attachments A, B, C, and D].

02:08:33 PM  

Dr. Cynthia Nevison, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Nevison gave a Power Point presentation which was distributed [Attachment E].  

02:19:37 PM  

Dr. Mark Blaxill, representing Health Choice, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Blaxill gave a Power Point presentation which was distributed [Attachment F].

02:20:55 PM  
Dr. Nevison and Dr. Blaxill responded to committee questions.
02:29:57 PM  

Corey Robinson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout [Attachment G].

02:37:30 PM  
Victoria St. John, representing the Autism Society of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:39:47 PM  

Andrea Clement-Johnson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:43:26 PM  

Representative Ginal made an announcement concerning the time restrictions on the committee hearing.

02:47:11 PM  

Dawn Fritz, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:49:08 PM  
Jill Pidcock, representing the Arc of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:50:32 PM  
Ms. Clement-Johnson and Ms. Pidcock responded to committee questions.
02:58:09 PM  

Carolyn Reed, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout [Attachment H].

02:59:27 PM  

Darcy Reed, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout [Attachment I].

03:01:54 PM  
Phil Silberman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:34 PM  

Francis Sincere, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and distributed handouts [Attachments J, K, and L].

03:05:19 PM  
Spirit Wilson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:07:27 PM  
Pam Long, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:09:59 PM  
Ms. Long responded to committee questions.
03:13:46 PM  

Chris Wells, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.

03:16:37 PM  

Linda Rosa, representing Advocates for Children in Therapy, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:18:42 PM  

Bob Lawhead, representing the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout [Attachment M].

03:21:09 PM  

Michael Hoover, representing the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout [Attachment N].

03:24:11 PM  
Mr. Lawhead responded to committee questions.
03:26:17 PM  
Mr. Well responded to committee questions.
03:29:08 PM  
Yael Cohen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:37:47 PM  
Theresa Wrangham, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:28 PM  

Julie Cook, representing the Alpine Autism Center, testified in support of the bill and distributed documents [Attachments O and P].

03:41:09 PM  
Sarah Carrasco, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:44:37 PM  
Julie Denton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:46:58 PM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
03:52:25 PM  
Representative Reyher made closing remarks.
03:55:02 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


03:56:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1223 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ransom
Seconded Humphrey
Beckman No
Buckner No
Covarrubias No
Hooton No
Humphrey No
Jackson No
Kennedy No
Landgraf No
Lontine No
Ransom Yes
Wilson No
Esgar No
Ginal No
YES: 1   NO: 12   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:56:53 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1223 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Hooton
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



02:00:04 PM

Representative Esgar called the meeting to order and announced the committee agenda.



HB18-1352 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:03:11 PM  

Representatives Foote and Gray, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1352 to the committee.  The bill requires new oil and gas development be located at least 1,000 feet from a school building.  Handouts were distributed to the committee [Attachments Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z].

04:05:54 PM  

Representatives Foote and Grey responded to committee questions.

04:14:19 PM  

Guyleen Castriotta, representing the City and County of Broomfield, testified in support of the bill.

04:16:28 PM  
Elise Jones, representing Boulder County and Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill.
04:18:14 PM  
Rose Marie Anderson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:02 PM  
Veronica Rodriguez Pena, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:35 PM  

Brian Munuz, representing the New America School, testified in support of the bill.

04:27:00 PM  
Ms. Jones responded to committee questions.
04:28:11 PM  
Representative Foote responded to committee questions.
04:28:29 PM  
Jim Zwelzig, representing Colorado Counties Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.
04:33:02 PM  

Tracee Bentley, representing the Colorado Petroleum Council, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:35:08 PM  
Jim Martin, representing the Colorado Petroleum Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:35:48 PM  
Dan Haley, representing the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:37:46 PM  

Nick Kliebenstein, representing the Front Range Energy Alliance, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:40:22 PM  
Mr. Martin and Mr. Zwelzig responded to committee questions.
04:43:50 PM  
Dr. Larry Moore, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:11 PM  
Matt Samelson, representing the Western Environmental Law Practice, testified in support of the bill.
04:48:58 PM  
Marilyn Hughes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:19 PM  
Evie Hudak, representing Colorado PTA, testified in support of the bill.
04:53:37 PM  
Therese Gilbert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:54:29 PM  
Dr. Moore responded to committee questions.
04:58:13 PM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
04:58:45 PM  
Representatives Foote and Gray made closing remarks.


05:01:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1352 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Hooton
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Wilson No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:01:46 PM   Committee Adjourned






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