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S_SA_2020A 05/28/2020 11:17:30 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 05/28/2020
Attendance
Hansen X
Marble *
Sonnenberg X
Fields X
Foote X
Time 11:17:30 AM to 12:16:43 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Foote
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-209 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1326 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1330 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1118 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1177 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1237 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1318 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1232 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1313 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
11:17:56 AM

Senator Foote announced that the bill order would be rearranged and two bills would be laid over.



SB20-209 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:18:50 AM  

Senator Holbert, co-prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-209. The bill addresses the effective date of bills with petition clauses and moves the election for a referendum petition from November 2020 to November 2022.

11:19:18 AM  

Senator Holbert responded to questions from the committee.



11:24:25 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-209 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Excused
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1118 - Lay Over




HB20-1326 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:26:50 AM  

Senator Gardner, co-sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1326. The bill creates the Occupational Credential Portability Program in the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies to centralize the credentialing of individuals licensed in another state.



11:30:57 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1326 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Excused
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1330 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:31:07 AM  

Senator Gardner, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1330. The bill clarifies when government immunity applies to the staff and facilities of the University of Colorado Hospital Authority.  Written testimony about the bill was submitted (Attachment A).



11:33:55 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1330 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1118 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:34:32 AM  

Senator Hisey, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1118. The bill expands the definition of a current class 1 traffic misdemeanor for causing serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user while careless driving to include all persons who cause serious bodily injury while carelessly driving.

11:36:17 AM  

The committee took a brief recess.

11:36:54 AM  

The committee returned to order.



11:39:09 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1118 indefinitely.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1177 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:39:39 AM  

The committee discussed House Bill 20-1177, which was originally brought before the committee on May 27, 2020.



11:40:32 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1177 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1237 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:41:07 AM  

Senator Sonnenberg, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1237.  The bill requires the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to keep youth who are in out-of-home placement or have had a juvenile delinquency action initiated in the same managed care entity that covers the county that has jurisdiction over the action.

11:42:01 AM  

Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.



11:44:47 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1237 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



11:44:48 AM

The committee took a brief recess.



HB20-1318 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:47:42 AM  

The committee returned to order.

11:50:07 AM  

Senator Winter, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1318. The bill allows county clerks and recorders to receive original plats in an electronic format.



11:51:55 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1318 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Excused
Foote Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



11:51:57 AM

The committee took a brief recess.



HB20-1232 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:56:00 AM  

The committee returned to order.

11:56:18 AM  

Senators Todd and Priola, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1232. The bill codifies the current Medicaid practice of reimbursing providers for medically necessary services in clinical trials.

11:57:39 AM  

The sponsors responded to questions from the committee about the fiscal note.  Written testimony about the bill was submitted (Attachment B).

11:59:04 AM  
Sarah Mercer, representing Bristol Meyer Squibb, testified in support of the bill.


12:05:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1232 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1313 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:05:41 PM  
Senator Todd, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1313. The bill
12:06:21 PM  
Reese Edwards, representing the Secretary of State's Office, testified in support of the bill.


12:12:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen
Marble
Sonnenberg
Fields
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:13:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1313, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1313 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole




12:15:34 PM
Motion Reconsider the final vote for House Bill 20-1313.
Moved Marble
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:16:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1313, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:16:43 PM   The committee adjourned.






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