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h_phc_2017a_2017-04-18t13:35:22z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/18/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1320



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


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

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

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment I). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment J). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1320, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







04:37 PM -- HB 17-1320



Representative Michaelson Jenet, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1320 to the committee. The bill lowers the age required for a minor to seek and obtain outpatient psychotherapy services without parental notification or consent from 15 years or older to 10 years or older. A licensed mental health professional serving such patients is immune from civil or criminal liability unless he or she acts negligently or outside the scope of his or her practice. The bill clarifies that the age required for a minor to seek and obtain inpatient services without parental notification and consent remains 15 years of age or older.



Representative Michaelson Jenet provided a handout to the committee (Attachment F). She distributed amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments G, H, I, and J) and explained them to the committee.



170418 AttachF.pdf170418 AttachF.pdf



170418 AttachG.pdf170418 AttachG.pdf170418 AttachH.pdf170418 AttachH.pdf170418 AttachI.pdf170418 AttachI.pdf170418 AttachJ.pdf170418 AttachJ.pdf



04:50 PM



Representative Michaelson Jenet answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.



05:06 PM --
Gina Millan and Gianella Millan, representing themselves, testified in support of the bill.



05:15 PM --
Jessica Stohlmann Rainey, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



05:19 PM --
Heidi Lightenburger, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Lightenburger responded to questions from the committee.



05:28 PM --
Trae Pennington, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Pennington responded to questions from the committee.



05:35 PM --
Dawn Yves Roberts, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



05:40 PM --
Jonise Roberts, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



05:47 PM --
Robin Paterson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment K). Ms. Paterson responded to questions from the committee.



170418 AttachK.pdf170418 AttachK.pdf



05:52 PM --
Drew Paterson, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Paterson responded to questions from the committee.



06:00 PM --
Kristi Brown, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Brown responded to questions from the committee.



06:11 PM --
Natalie Decker, Colorado Family Action, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Decker responded to questions from the committee.



06:19 PM --
Megan Malinaric speaking on behalf of Dr. Jenna Ellis, Centennial Institute, testified in opposition to the bill.



06:25 PM --
Gabi Michaelson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1320
TIME: 06:28:34 PM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G). The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lewis
Yes
Liston
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: HB17-1320
TIME: 06:31:29 PM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H). The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Landgraf
Yes
Lewis
No
Liston
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
No
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: HB17-1320
TIME: 06:32:22 PM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment I). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Catlin
Ginal
Hooton
Humphrey
Landgraf
Lewis
Liston
Michaelson Jenet
Pabon
Pettersen
Ransom
Danielson
Singer
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1320
TIME: 06:32:52 PM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment J). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Catlin
Ginal
Hooton
Humphrey
Landgraf
Lewis
Liston
Michaelson Jenet
Pabon
Pettersen
Ransom
Danielson
Singer
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





06:34 PM



Representative Michaelson Jenet gave concluding remarks. Committee members commented on the bill.


BILL: HB17-1320
TIME: 06:52:44 PM
MOVED: Michaelson Jenet
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1320, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Danielson
VOTE
Catlin
No
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Landgraf
No
Lewis
No
Liston
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
No
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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