House Health and Human Services Committee - March 04, 2019

210 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Miles called the meeting to order at 4:14 p.m.
 Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to approve the minutes of February 28, 2019.
 H.B. 419 Opioid Treatment Programs (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Brad M. Daw presented the bill.
 Rep. Barlow moved to replace H.B. 419 with 1st Substitute H.B. 419.
 Rep. Barlow moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 419 out favorably.
 Rep. Daw assumed the chair.
 H.B. 371 Consent to Services for Homeless Youth (Weight, E.)
 Rep. Elizabeth Weight presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. June Hiatt, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Utah Housing Coalition.
 Ms. Anna Thomas, Senior Policy Analyst, Voices for Children spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kathy Bray, President/CEO, Volunteers for America Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kristen Mitchell, Executive Director, Youth Futures, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jeff Ojeda, Education Specialist, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Lisa Dame, Vice President, Mama Dragons, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Ray moved to amend H.B. 371 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to pass H.B. 371 out favorably.
 H.B. 435 Undiagnosed Children Insurance Coverage Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason showed a video and presented the bill with the assistance of Marley Eliason, and Tyler and August Teuscher.
 Mr. Kelly Atkinson, Executive Director, Utah Health Insurance Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Chet Loftis, Director, Public Employees Health Plan, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Ward moved to replace H.B. 435 with 1st Substitute H.B. 435.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 435 out favorably.
 H.B. 393 Suicide Prevention Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association.
 Ms. Taryn Hiatt, Area Director, Utah Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. MaryAnn Martindale, Executive Director, Utah Academy of Family Physicians, spoke to the bill.
 Dr. Tom Metcalf, Retired, General Pediatrician, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ray moved to replace H.B. 393 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 393.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 393 out favorably.
 S.B. 59 Child Welfare Worker Protections (Vickers, E.)
 Rep. Walt Brooks presented the bill.
 Mr. Todd Losser, Executive Director, Utah Public Employees Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Diane Moore, Director, Division of Child and Family Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Judkins moved to pass S.B. 59 out favorably.
 S.B. 143 Public Education Vision Screening (Escamilla (Robles), L.)
 Sen. Luz Escamilla presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. BettySue Hinkson, Utah School Nurse Consultant, Utah Department of Health and Utah State Board of Education.
 Dr. Tom Metcalf, Retired General Pediatrician, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Alyssa White, Executive Director, Utah Optometric Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Judkins moved to pass S.B. 143 out favorably.
 3rd Sub. S.B. 161 Medical Cannabis Act Amendments (Escamilla (Robles), L.)
 Sen. Luz Escamilla presented the bill with technical assistance from Mr. Michael Curtis, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel.
 Ms. Dani Palmer, Utah Eagle Forum spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Michael Curtis, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, responded to committee member questions with technical clarifications.
 Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Michael Malendez, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Judkins moved to replace 3rd Substitute S.B. 161 with 4th Substitute S.B. 161.
 Rep. Thurston moved to amend 4th Substitute S.B. 161 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to pass 4th Substitute S.B. 161 out favorably.
 Rep. Miles assumed the chair.
 1st Sub. S.B. 170 Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals Amendments (Vickers, E.)
 Rep. Brad M. Daw presented the bill.
 Mr. Paul Rogers, Phoenix Capital Venture, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to amend 1st Substitute S.B. 170 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Shipp moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 170 out favorably.
 Rep. Judkins moved to adjourn.
 Chair Miles adjourned the meeting at 6:47 p.m.
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