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h_phc_2016a_2016-04-12t13:44:16z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/12/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1366



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt a conceptual amendment to amendment L.003 to

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

Amendment L.003 (Attachment D), as amended. The mo

Refer House Bill 16-1366, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:26 PM -- HB 16-1366



Representative Primavera, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1366 to the committee. The bill requires the Director of Professions and Occupations (DPO) in the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) to adopt rules to require licensed hearing aid providers and audiologists to make disclosures related to hearing aid pricing and other communications options.



03:33 PM



Representative Primavera distributed amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments C and D) and explained them to the committee.



160412 AttachC.pdf160412 AttachC.pdf160412 AttachD.pdf160412 AttachD.pdf



03:37 PM --
Dusty Jessen, Colorado Audiology Association, testified in support of the bill with amendments.



03:39 PM --
Malcolm Jewell, Colorado Hearing Society, testified in a neutral capacity.



03:42 PM --
Samantha Warren, Colorado Audiology Association, testified in support of the bill with amendments.



03:45 PM --
Christine Gerhardt-Jewell, Colorado Hearing Society, testified in a neutral capacity.



03:49 PM --
Wynne Whyman, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity. Ms. Whyman responded to questions from the committee.



03:58 PM



Representative Primavera answered questions about the bill. Committee members commented on the amendments L.002 and L.003. Representative Singer recessed the committee briefly.



04:04 PM



Representative Singer called the meeting back to order. Bart Miller, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer questions about amendments L.002 and L.003.

BILL: HB16-1366
TIME: 04:10:21 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB16-1366
TIME: 04:11:37 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Adopt a conceptual amendment to amendment L.003 to strike line 10 of the amendment and insert "Page 3, after line 3, insert:" The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB16-1366
TIME: 04:12:32 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Amendment L.003 (Attachment D), as amended. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:14 PM



Representative Primavera gave concluding remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1366
TIME: 04:14:46 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1366, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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