Senate Health and Human Services Committee - February 13, 2017

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Vickers called the meeting to order at 8:20 a.m.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to approve the minutes of the February 8, 2017 meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Knudson P, Shiozawa B, Vickers E Absent or not voting were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Van Tassell K
 S.C.R. 8 Health Care Freedom Concurrent Resolution (Hemmert, D.)
 Sen. Hemmert explained the bill.
 Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Paul Tsosie, Attorney, Confederated Tribes of Goshute, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Jesse Mandle, Voices of Utah Children, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Micah Vorwaller, Health Policy Analyst, Utah Health Policy Project, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Andrew Riggle, Disability Law Center, spoke to the bill.
 Chair Fillmore moved to pass S.C.R. 8 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-2-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Knudson P, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Voting in the negative were: Dabakis J, Escamilla L Absent or not voting was: Shiozawa B
 Sen. Fillmore resumed the chair.
 S.C.R. 9 Concurrent Resolution Concerning the Oral Health Care of Utah's At-risk Populations (Knudson, P.)
 Sen. Knudsen explained the bill.
 Sen. Knudson noted a conflict of interest due to his work for the University of Utah School of Dentistry.
 Sen. Knudson moved to pass S.C.R. 9 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Knudson P, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E
 S.J.R. 12 Joint Resolution Designating Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day (Knudson, P.)
 Sen. Knudson explained the bill.
 Ms. Sarah Johnson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Knudson moved to pass S.J.R. 12 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Knudson P, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E
 Sen. Shiozawa moved to place S.J.R. 12 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Knudson P, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E
 H.B. 61 Pharmacy Service for Discharged Hospital Patients (Redd, E.)
 Rep. Redd explained the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Chief Exeuctive Officer, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Vickers moved to pass H.B. 61 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Knudson P, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E
 Sen. Vickers moved to place H.B. 61 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Knudson P, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E
 1st Sub. H.B. 66 Opiate Overdose Response Act Amendments (Moss, C.)
 Rep. Moss explained the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 66 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 H.B. 227 Emergency Medical Service System Amendments (Gardiner, A.)
 Rep. Gardiner explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 227 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 Sen. Christensen moved to place H.B. 227 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 H.B. 154 Telehealth Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ivory presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Laura Bunker, Family Policy Resources.
 Sen. Christensen moved to amend H.B. 154 with Amendment #5. The motion passed with a vote of 5-2-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Voting in the negative were: Dabakis J, Escamilla L Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical Association spoke in favor of the bill, but expressed concern with Amendment #5.
 Sen. Vickers moved to move to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 H.B. 60 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Thurston explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 60 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 Sen. Shiozawa moved to place H.B. 60 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Fillmore L, Christensen A, Dabakis J, Escamilla L, Shiozawa B, Van Tassell K, Vickers E Absent or not voting was: Knudson P
 Chair Fillmore adjourned the meeting at 9:50 a.m.
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