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s_sa_2016a_2016-05-05t10:09:00z14 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/05/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1374



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1374 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 16-1374 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL





02:15 PM -- HB16-1374



Senator Kefalas presented House Bill 16-1374 to the committee. The reengrossed bill requires the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to convene a stakeholder group to address various issues relating to freestanding emergency rooms, including appropriate regulation of such facilities; public education about primary, urgent, and emergency care; signs and notifications; costs and fees; and other matters as deemed necessary by the executive director of the CDPHE. The bill specifies the membership on the stakeholder group. The stakeholder group must convene by August 1, 2016. The CDPHE must provide a progress report to various legislative committees by January 1, 2017, and submit a final report of findings and recommendations by March 1, 2017.



02:19 PM --
Joshua Ewing, representing Colorado Hospital Association, testified against the bill.



02:25 PM --
Sara Orrange, representing Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.



02:27 PM --
Caitlin Westerson, representing Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.





02:29 PM



Senator Kefalas wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1374
TIME: 02:29:39 PM
MOVED: Ulibarri
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1374 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Cooke
No
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: HB16-1374
TIME: 02:30:18 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1374 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
Cooke
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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