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Bill No. Title House SponsorsSenate SponsorsCCW SummaryBill SubjectCategoryCommentFiscal NotesHearing DateHearing RoomHearing TimeHouse CommitteePositionSenate CommitteeStatus
HB20-1008 Health Care Cost-sharing Consumer Protections S. Lontine (D)R. Fields (D)

Concerning protections for consumers who participate in health care cost-sharing arrangements.

- Financial Services & Commerce
- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 01/31/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments: 05/28/2020
HB20-1048 Race Trait Hairstyle Anti-discrimination Protect L. Herod (D)
J. Buckner (D)
R. Fields (D)

Concerning a prohibition against discrimination based on a person's traits that are historically associated with race.

- Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
- Housing
- Labor & Employment
Fiscal Notes : 06/22/2020Business Affairs and LaborcState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 03/06/2020
HB20-1065 Harm Reduction Substance Use Disorders C. Kennedy (D)
L. Herod (D)
K. Priola (R)
B. Pettersen (D)

Concerning measures to reduce the harm caused by substance use disorders.

- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 08/13/2020Health and InsurancecState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 07/13/2020
HB20-1076 Regulation Of Claims Against Insurance Companies By Insured Parties D. Williams (R)

Concerning the regulation of insurance companies, and, in connection therewith, requiring the commissioner of insurance to hold certain hearings within sixty days after a party's request for a hearing; prohibiting the imposition of an administrative fee in association with certain administrative hearings; allowing the commissioner of insurance to award treble damages and attorney fees to an insured party if an insurer breaches the terms of an enforceable policy held by the insured party; making determinations that arise pursuant to certain administrative hearings admissible as evidence in any subsequent civil action; prohibiting the imposition of fees on plaintiffs to recover costs associated with certain jury trials involving insurance claims; prohibiting defendant insurers from filing motions for summary judgment, directed verdicts, judgments on the pleadings, or any other alternative outcomes in certain cases involving insurance claims when the plaintiff has requested a jury trial; requiring a court to assess treble damages, court costs, and attorney fees against an insurer that denies an insurance claim in bad faith; and specifying an insurer's unilateral change to or cancellation of a prepaid policy is an unfair or deceptive insurance practice.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
- Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 01/21/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely: 01/22/2020
HB20-1085 Prevention Of Substance Use Disorders C. Kennedy (D)
L. Herod (D)
K. Priola (R)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning the prevention of substance use disorders.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 08/10/2020Health and InsurancecState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Vetoed: 07/02/2020
HB20-1092 Reimbursement To Federally Qualified Health Centers Y. Caraveo (D)
P. Will (R)
B. Rankin (R)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning medicaid reimbursement to federally qualified health centers, and, in connection therewith, making cost report changes and requiring reimbursement for telemedicine.

- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 02/03/2020Public Health Care and Human ServicescHouse Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed: 06/16/2020
HB20-1139 Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health R. Pelton (R)
Y. Caraveo (D)

Concerning supporting the peer support professional workforce.

- Fiscal Policy & Taxes
- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 07/07/2020Public Health Care and Human ServicescHouse Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed: 06/16/2020
HB20-1140 Direct Primary Care Services For Medicaid Recipients P. Buck (R)J. Ginal (D) Concerning access to direct primary care services for Colorado medicaid recipients. Last Action: 01/16/2020 | Introduced In House - Assigned to Health & Insurance        - Health Care & Health Insurance
- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 09/09/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely: 03/11/2020
HB20-1154 Workers' Compensation T. Kraft-Tharp (D)
K. Van Winkle (R)
V. Marble (R)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning the "Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado", and, in connection therewith, making changes that affect the timely payment of benefits, guardian and conservator services, offsets related to the receipt of federal disability or retirement benefits, the apportionment of benefits, the selection of independent medical examiners, limits on temporary disability and permanent partial disability payments, the withdrawal of admissions of liability, mileage expense reimbursement, the authority of prehearing administrative law judges, petitions to review, the reopening of permanent total disability awards, and appeals to the court of appeals.

- Labor & Employment
Fiscal Notes : 07/09/2020Business Affairs and LaborcHouse Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed: 06/16/2020
HB20-1160 Drug Price Transparency Insurance Premium Reductions D. Jackson (D)
D. Roberts (D)
J. Ginal (D)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning measures to reduce health care costs related to prescription drug prices, and, in connection therewith, creating the "Colorado Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act of 2020" to require health insurers, prescription drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit management firms, and nonprofit organizations to report specified information about the costs of prescription drugs to the commissioner of insurance and to direct the commissioner to analyze the information and submit a report regarding the effects of prescription drug costs on health insurance premiums; and requiring health insurers to reduce insurance premiums to adjust for rebates the insurers receive for prescription drugs.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 02/11/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments: 06/01/2020
HB20-1183 Sunset Continue Certification Of Nurse Aides K. Mullica (D)J. Ginal (D)

Concerning the continuation of the certification of nurse aides by the state board of nursing, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2019 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

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- Health Care & Health Insurance
- Professions & Occupations
- State Government
Fiscal Notes : 08/25/2020Health and InsurancecHealth and Human ServicesGovernor Signed: 06/29/2020
HB20-1209 Sunset Nurse-physician Advisory Task Force L. Cutter (D)
K. Mullica (D)
J. Ginal (D)

Concerning the continuation of the nurse-physician advisory task force for Colorado health care, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2019 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
- State Government
Fiscal Notes : 07/30/2020Public Health Care and Human ServicescHealth and Human ServicesGovernor Signed: 06/30/2020
HB20-1210 Sunset State Board Of Chiropractic Examiners Y. Caraveo (D)
M. Duran (D)
R. Fields (D)

Concerning the continuation of the state board of chiropractic examiners, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2019 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

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- Professions & Occupations
Fiscal Notes : 07/13/2020Health and InsurancecFinanceGovernor Signed: 06/29/2020
HB20-1212 Sunset Naturopathic Doctors Y. Caraveo (D)
L. Landgraf (R)
N. Todd (D)
J. Tate (R)

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of naturopathic doctors, and, in connection therewith, implementing recommendations contained in the 2019 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

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- Professions & Occupations
Fiscal Notes : 08/17/2020Public Health Care and Human ServicescFinanceGovernor Signed: 07/02/2020
HB20-1216 Sunset Continue Nurse Practice Act K. Mullica (D)J. Ginal (D)

Concerning the continuation of the state board of nursing, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2019 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

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- Health Care & Health Insurance
- Professions & Occupations
Fiscal Notes : 08/27/2020Health and InsurancecFinanceGovernor Signed: 06/30/2020
HB20-1221 Complementary Or Alternative Medicine Pilot Program C. Kennedy (D)R. Zenzinger (D)
J. Smallwood (R)
Concerning an expansion of the complementary or alternative medicine pilot program for a person with an injury that results in paralysis.

 

- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 02/24/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments: 05/28/2020
HB20-1232 Equity In Access To Clinical Trials In Medicaid D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
L. Liston (R)
N. Todd (D)
K. Priola (R)
Concerning equity in access to clinical trials for individuals enrolled in the medical assistance program.

 

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 09/23/2020Health and InsurancecState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 07/10/2020
HB20-1239 Consumer Protections Concerning Vaccinations D. Williams (R)
S. Humphrey (R)

Concerning measures to protect consumers regarding vaccinations, and, in connection therewith, enacting the "Vaccine Consumer Protection Act", which requires the dissemination of vaccination information to patients, the completion of a vaccination contraindication checklist, and the reporting of adverse vaccine reactions; prohibits the recommendation or administration of a vaccine to a minor without the consent of the minor's parent or guardian; prohibits certain actions against persons who delay or decline vaccinations; authorizes the assessment of fines; and requires the department of public health and environment to post information about the rights, duties, and penalties specified in the act on its website.

- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 05/04/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely: 02/26/2020
HB20-1264 Health Care Contract Hospital System Carriers Providers C. Kennedy (D)

Concerning prohibitions on health care contract provisions that limit competition.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 08/17/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely: 06/10/2020
HB20-1289 Align Precinct Caucus Eligibility Deadlines C. Kennedy (D)C. Holbert (R)
M. Foote (D)

Concerning an alignment of certain eligibility deadlines affecting precinct caucuses under the "Uniform Election Code of 1992".

- Elections & Redistricting
Fiscal Notes : 05/08/2020State, Veterans, and Military AffairscState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 03/03/2020
HB20-1297 Immunization Status And Child Abuse Neglect J. Singer (D)
M. Baisley (R)
P. Lundeen (R)

Concerning clarifying that personal immunization exemptions cannot be used as the sole basis for child abuse or neglect for the purposes of Colorado's children's code.

- Children & Domestic Matters
- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 07/20/2020Public Health Care and Human ServicescState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 07/10/2020
HB20-1349 Colorado Affordable Health Care Option D. Roberts (D)
C. Kennedy (D)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning the Colorado option plan to be implemented by executive agencies in order to create more affordable health benefit plans for health care consumers in this state.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 03/10/2020Health and InsurancecHouse Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed: 06/16/2020
HB20-1415 Whistleblower Protection Public Health Emergencies L. Herod (D)
T. Sullivan (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning a worker's rights in the workplace for conduct related to a principal's actions during a public health emergency.

 

- Labor & Employment
Fiscal Notes : 07/27/2020FinancecFinanceGovernor Signed: 07/11/2020
HB20-1419 State Drug Assistance Program Funding L. Landgraf (R)
D. Esgar (D)
D. Coram (R)
D. Moreno (D)

Concerning the creation of a cash fund into which money received from pharmaceutical rebates for the state drug assistance program administered by the department of public health and environment will be credited.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 07/28/2020Appropriations cAppropriationsGovernor Signed: 07/13/2020
SB20-005 Covered Person Cost-sharing Collected By Carriers J. McCluskie (D)F. Winter (D)
K. Priola (R)

Concerning a restructuring of the payment of cost-sharing amounts owed by certain covered persons.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 07/14/2020cHealth and Human ServicesSenate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely: 06/13/2020
SB20-007 Treatment Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders B. Buentello (D)
J. Wilson (R)
B. Pettersen (D)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning treatment for substance use disorders.

- Courts & Judicial
- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 09/02/2020Health and InsurancecHealth and Human ServicesGovernor Signed: 07/13/2020
SB20-033 Allow Medicaid Buy-in Program After Age 65 S. Lontine (D)R. Fields (D)
J. Tate (R)

Concerning access to the medicaid buy-in program for certain working adults with disabilities who have become ineligible for the program due to age.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 05/28/2020Public Health Care and Human ServicescHealth and Human ServicesGovernor Signed: 07/06/2020
SB20-102 Provider Disclose Discipline Convict Sex Offense Y. Caraveo (D)
B. Titone (D)
J. Ginal (D)
J. Cooke (R)

Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct.

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- Health Care & Health Insurance
- Professions & Occupations
Fiscal Notes : 08/24/2020Health and InsurancecJudiciaryGovernor Signed: 06/29/2020
SB20-119 Expand Canadian Prescription Drug Import Program S. Lewis (D)J. Ginal (D)

Concerning expanding the Canadian prescription drug importation program to include prescription drug suppliers from nations other than Canada upon the enactment of legislation by the United States congress authorizing such practice.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 09/16/2020Health and InsurancecHealth and Human ServicesHouse Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely: 06/10/2020
SB20-142 Pet Animal Facility Licensing L. Saine (R)V. Marble (R)

Concerning licensing requirements relating to pet animals.

- Agriculture
Fiscal Notes : 05/11/2020cState, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2020
SB20-144 Home Visiting Expansion Grant Program C. Larson (R)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
R. Fields (D)
P. Lee (D)

Concerning expanding the availability of early childhood home visiting programs to support school readiness.

- Human Services
Fiscal Notes : 05/07/2020cHealth and Human ServicesSenate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely: 02/20/2020
SB20-163 School Entry Immunization K. Mullica (D)
D. Roberts (D)
K. Priola (R)
J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning the modernization of the school entry immunization process.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 08/13/2020Health and InsurancecHealth and Human ServicesGovernor Signed: 06/26/2020
SB20-186 Colorado Redistricting Commissions A. Garnett (D)
P. Neville (R)
C. Holbert (R)
S. Fenberg (D)

Concerning the independent redistricting commissions in Colorado.

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- Elections & Redistricting
Fiscal Notes : 05/28/2020State, Veterans, and Military AffairscState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 07/11/2020
SB20-188 Plain Language In Hospital Bills R. Fields (D)

Concerning a requirement for the use of plain language in bills for medical services.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 08/25/2020cHealth and Human ServicesSenate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely: 05/27/2020
SB20-205 Sick Leave For Employees K. Becker (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
J. Bridges (D)
S. Fenberg (D)

Concerning the requirement that employers offer sick leave to their employees.

- Labor & Employment
- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 09/08/2020Health and InsurancecState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 07/14/2020
SB20-211 Limitations On Extraordinary Collection Actions L. Herod (D)F. Winter (D)
J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning limitations on certain debt collection actions.

- Courts & Judicial
- State Government
Fiscal Notes : 09/21/2020FinancecFinanceGovernor Signed: 06/29/2020
SB20-212 Reimbursement For Telehealth Services S. Lontine (D)
M. Soper (R)
J. Tate (R)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning reimbursement for health care services provided through telehealth.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
- Public Health
Fiscal Notes : 06/11/2020Health and InsurancecState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 07/06/2020
SB20-214 Suspend 2020 Legislative Interim Committees A. Garnett (D)
P. Neville (R)
C. Holbert (R)
S. Fenberg (D)

Concerning legislative interim committee activities, and, in connection therewith, suspending legislative interim activities during the 2020 interim, changing the minimum number of meetings that the early childhood and school readiness legislative commission must hold to be the maximum number of meetings annually that the commission may hold, and reducing an appropriation.

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Fiscal Notes : 06/03/2020State, Veterans, and Military AffairscState, Veterans and Military AffairsGovernor Signed: 06/30/2020
SB20-215 Health Insurance Affordability Enterprise C. Kennedy (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
D. Moreno (D)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning measures to address the affordability of health insurance for Coloradans purchasing coverage on the individual market, and, in connection therewith, establishing an enterprise to administer a health insurance affordability fee assessed on certain health insurers and a special assessment on hospitals to fund measures to reduce consumer costs for individual health coverage plans.

- Health Care & Health Insurance
Fiscal Notes : 06/12/2020FinancecFinanceGovernor Signed: 06/30/2020
SB20-216 Workers' Compensation For COVID-19 K. Mullica (D)R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning the creation of presumptions related to an essential worker who contracts COVID-19 for purposes related to workers' compensation.

- Labor & Employment
Fiscal Notes : 08/07/2020cFinanceSenate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely: 06/10/2020
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