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s_sa_2016a_2016-04-11t13:35:00z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/11/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1294



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1294 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 16-1294 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







01:45 PM -- HB16-1294



Senator Guzman presented House Bill 16-1294 to the committee. By January 1, 2018, the bill requires state-regulated health insurance plans and Medicaid managed care plans to provide coverage, without restriction or delay to patients, for the following contraceptives and services:



all Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved contraceptive drugs, devices, and other products for women, including those prescribed by the covered person's provider or otherwise authorized under state and federal law;

voluntary sterilization procedures;

patient education and counseling on contraception; and

follow-up medical services related to contraception.



01:51 PM --
Jolene Pohl, representing C.O.L.O.R., testified in support of the bill.



01:56 PM --
Annie Ceidman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



01:59 PM --
Christine Breen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:03 PM --
Allina Robinson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.





02:08 PM



Senator Aguilar asked the panel questions and distributed a handout (Attachment B).



16SenateState0411AttachB.pdf16SenateState0411AttachB.pdf



02:08 PM --
Peg Perl, representing the Women's Lobby of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:11 PM -- Bridget Kaminetsky, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:14 PM --
Caitlin Westerson, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.



02:17 PM --
Dr. Kelly Sennholz, representing NARAL, testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM --
Karen Middleton, representing NARAL, testified in support of the bill.



02:24 PM --
Sara Orrange, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified against the bill.



02:32 PM --
Jackie Zheleznyak, representing Denver Health, testified against the bill.



02:38 PM --
Virginia Love, representing America's Health Insurance Plans, testified against the bill.





02:45 PM



Senator Guzman wrapped up her presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1294
TIME: 02:45:40 PM
MOVED: Aguilar
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1294 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: HB16-1294
TIME: 02:51:07 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1294 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
No
Donovan
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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