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S_HHS_2016A 03/31/2016 01:30:11 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Date: 03/31/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:30 PM to 02:17 PM
Aguilar
X
Martinez Humenik
X
Place: SCR 352
Newell
X
Crowder
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Lundberg
X
Senator Lundberg
This Report was prepared by
Elizabeth Haskell
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Conf 16- Colorado Commission On The Aging

Conf 16-Traumatic Brain Injury Board - Colorado

HB16-1327
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Referred to the Committee of the Whole







01:30 PM -- Confirmation - Colorado Commission On The Aging




Debra Bailey, Julie Cozad, Representative Jessica Danielson, Steve Grund, and Senator Nancy Todd, appointees, came to the table, Ms. Cozad told the committee about why she wanted to serve on the commission. Ms. Bailey told the committee why she would make a good member of the commission. Mr. Grund spoke about his experience and why he would make a good member of the commission. Representative Danielson discussed her experience and why she would like to be a member of the commission. Senator Todd told the committee why she wants to serve on the committee. Committee discussion and questions followed.





The Governor's appointment letters may be found in Attachment A. The appointees' applications and resumes may be found at the State Archives.



160331 AttachA.pdf160331 AttachA.pdf

BILL: Conf 16-Aging - Colorado Commission On The Aging
TIME: 01:46:15 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Debra Bailey, Julie Cozad, Representative Jessica Danielson, Steve Grund, and Senator Nancy Todd, to the Colorado Commission On The Aging to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Newell
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS











01:48 PM -- Confirmation of Traumatic Brain Injury Board - Colorado



Theresa Chase, Sena Harjo, and William Wosilius, appointees, came to the table. Ms. Harjo told the committee about her experience and her interest in serving on the board. Ms. Chase told the committee about her experience and her interest in serving on the board. Mr. Wosilius told the committee about his experience and why he wants to serve on the board. Committee discussion and questions followed.



The Governor's appointment letter may be found in Attachment B. The appointees' applications and resumes may be found at the State Archives.



160331 AttachB.pdf160331 AttachB.pdf

BILL: Conf 16- Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Board
TIME: 02:02:50 PM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Theresa Chase, Sena Harjo, and William Wosilius to the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Newell
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:04 PM -- HB 16-1327



Senator Grantham, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1327. The bill allows the State Dental Board to establish lesser financial responsibility requirements for professional liability insurance for dental hygienists that meet certain criteria. This change aligns the statute for dental hygienists with that of dentists.



02:07 PM --
Jennifer Goodrum, Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:13 PM --
Betsy Murray, Colorado Dental Hygienists, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB16-1327
TIME: 02:14:37 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1327 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0, with one excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Excused
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Newell
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:17 PM



Senator Lundberg adjourned the meeting.




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