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Date: 04/06/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-268



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


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

Refer Senate Bill 17-268, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:34 PM -- SB 17-268



Senators Smallwood and Kerr, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-268. Under current law, a pharmacist may supervise up to three persons who are either pharmacy interns or pharmacy technicians. This bill removes that limitation. If three or more pharmacy technicians are on duty, at least one must have certain qualifications. Amendment L.001 was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).



170406 AttachA.pdf170406 AttachA.pdf



01:37 PM --
Brad Young, RX Plus Pharmacies, testified against the bill.



01:43 PM --
Kim Swanson Ward, Colorado Pharmacy Society, testified in a neutral position on the bill.



01:47 PM --
Gina Moore, Colorado Pharmacy Society, testified in a neutral position on the bill.



12:55 PM



Committee questions and discussion followed.





02:10 PM --
Mary Staples, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, testified in support of the bill.



02:15 PM --
Lynn Stover, Walgreens, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Stover responded to questions from the committee.





02:22 PM



Committee discussion and questions continued.





02:27 PM --
Yvonne Christow, Genoa Pharmacy, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment B).



170406 AttachB.pdf170406 AttachB.pdf



02:35 PM -- Angie Baker, Colorado Retail Council, testified in support of the bill.





02:37 PM



Senator Kerr made closing comments.




BILL: SB17-268
TIME: 02:38:27 PM
MOVED: Smallwood
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Crowder
Kefalas
Martinez Humenik
Smallwood
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-268
TIME: 02:39:11 PM
MOVED: Smallwood
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-268, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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