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h_hie_2018a_2018-03-08t14:17:59z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1179

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 8, 2018      
Location RM 271



HB18-1179 - Amended, referred to House Finance

08:28:45 PM  

Representative Salazar, bill sponsor, explained House Bill 18-1179 to the committee.  The bill prohibits price gouging by pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers and makes pharmaceutical price gouging a deceptive trade practice.

08:33:18 PM  
Representative Salazar responded to committee questions.
08:37:53 PM  

Peggi O'Keefe, representing Association of Accessible Medicines, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. O'Keefe responded to committee questions.

08:55:35 PM  

James Potter, representing the Colorado Foundation for Universal Healthcare, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Potter distributed documents [Attachment V and W].

08:57:12 PM  

Representative Salazar distributed and explained amendment L.002 [Attachment X].



08:59:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment X]
Moved Esgar
Seconded Lontine
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Neville P.
Ransom
Roberts
Wilson
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:59:15 PM  
Representative Salazar made closing remarks.
09:00:10 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


09:04:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1179, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Buckner
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Neville P. No
Ransom No
Roberts Yes
Wilson No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS