Amendments for SB19-005

Senate Journal, February 1
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB19-005 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee on Appropriations with
favorable recommendation.

Amend printed bill, page 3, after line 5 insert:

"SECTION 2. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 25.5-1-201, amend
(1) introductory portion, (1)(f), and (1)(g); and add (1)(h) as follows:
25.5-1-201. Programs to be administered by the department
of health care policy and financing. (1) Programs to be administered
and functions to be performed by The department of health care policy
and financing shall be as follows ADMINISTER THE FOLLOWING
PROGRAMS AND PERFORM THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS:
(f) The old age pension health and medical care program, as
specified in section 25.5-2-101; and
(g) Programs, services, and supports for persons with intellectual
and developmental disabilities, as specified in article 10 of this title TITLE
25.5; AND
(h) ANY PROGRAM CONCERNING THE WHOLESALE IMPORTATION
OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS PURSUANT TO PART 2 OF ARTICLE 2.5 OF THIS
TITLE 25.5.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 3, after line 20 insert:

"(4) "LICENSED PROVIDER" MEANS A PERSON WHO IS LICENSED TO
PRESCRIBE PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS TO CONSUMERS BY A HEALTH
CARE PRESCRIBER BOARD DESCRIBED IN SECTION 24-34-112 (1)(a).".

Renumber succeeding subsection accordingly.

Page 3, line 25, strike "JANUARY" and substitute "JULY".

Page 4, after line 10 insert:

"(a) DESIGNATE AN OFFICE OR DIVISION OF A STATE AGENCY THAT
SHALL BECOME A LICENSED PHARMACEUTICAL WHOLESALER OR
CONTRACT WITH A PHARMACEUTICAL WHOLESALER LICENSED PURSUANT
TO PART 3 OF ARTICLE 42.5 OF TITLE 12;".

Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.

Page 5, strike lines 23 through 26 and substitute:

"(m) SET A MAXIMUM PROFIT MARGIN SO THAT A WHOLESALER,
DISTRIBUTOR, PHARMACY, OR OTHER LICENSED PROVIDER PARTICIPATING
IN THE IMPORTATION PROGRAM MAINTAINS A PROFIT MARGIN THAT IS NO
GREATER THAT THE PROFIT MARGIN THAT THE WHOLESALER,
DISTRIBUTOR, PHARMACY, OR OTHER LICENSED PROVIDER WOULD HAVE
EARNED ON THE EQUIVALENT NONIMPORTED DRUG;".

Page 6, line 6, after "PUB.L. 113-54;" add "AND".

Page 6, line 13, strike "SAVINGS; AND" and substitute "SAVINGS.".

Page 6, strike lines 14 and 15.

Page 6, line 16, strike "hearings" and substitute "meetings".

Page 6, line 17, strike "JANUARY" and substitute "JULY".

Page 6, line 20, strike "PROGRAM;" and substitute "PROGRAM AND ANY
OTHER IMPORTATION OPTIONS THE STATE DEPARTMENT MAY DESCRIBE;".

Page 7, line 3, strike "HEARINGS" and substitute "MEETINGS".

Page 7, line 4, strike "HEARING" and substitute "MEETING".

Page 7, line 5, strike "HEARING" and substitute "MEETING".

Page 7, line 7, strike "HEARINGS" and substitute "MEETINGS".

Page 7, line 8, strike "APRIL" and substitute "NOVEMBER".

Page 7, line 17, strike "MAY" and substitute "DECEMBER".

Page 7, lines 19 and 20, strike "MAY 1, 2020," and substitute "JANUARY
1, 2021,".

Page 8, line 27, strike "TITLE 24," and substitute "TITLE 24 AND SECTION
25.5-1-108,".
Finance



Senate Journal, March 19
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB19-005 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable
recommendation.

Amend printed bill, page 11, after line 23 insert:

"SECTION 5. Appropriation - adjustments to 2019 long bill.
(1) For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, $1,361,217 is appropriated to the
department of health care policy and financing. This appropriation is
from the general fund. To implement this act, the department may use
this appropriation as follows:
(a) $469,293 for personal services, which amount is based on an
assumption that the department will require an additional 4.1 FTE;
(b) $59,230 for operating expenses;
(c) $186,534 for legal services;
(d) $296,160 for payments to OIT; and
(e) $350,000 for general professional services and special
projects.
(2) For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, $186,534 is appropriated to
the department of law. This appropriation is from reappropriated funds
received from the department of health care policy and financing under
subsection (1)(c) of this section and is based on an assumption that the
department of law will require an additional 1.0 FTE. To implement this
act, the department of law may use this appropriation to provide legal
services for the department of health care policy and financing.
(3) For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, $296,160 is appropriated to
the office of the governor for use by the office of information
technology. This appropriation is from reappropriated funds received
from the department of health care policy and financing under subsection
(1)(d) of this section. To implement this act, the office may use this
appropriation to provide information technology services for the
department of health care policy and financing.
(4) The appropriation in subsection (1)(a) of this section is based
on the assumption that the anticipated amount of federal funds received
for the 2019-20 state fiscal year by the department of health care policy
and financing for personal services will decrease by $70,000.".

Renumber succeeding section accordingly.

Page 1, line 103, strike "RESIDENTS." and substitute "RESIDENTS, AND,
IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.".


Appro-
priations


Senate Journal, March 22
SB19-005 by Senator(s) Rodriguez and Ginal; also Representative(s) Jaquez Lewis--Concerning
wholesale importation of prescription pharmaceutical products from Canada for resale to
Colorado residents.

Amendment No. 1, Health & Human Services Committee Amendment.
(Printed in Senate Journal, February 1, pages 142-143 and placed in members' bill files.)

Amendment No. 2, Appropriations Committee Amendment.
(Printed in Senate Journal, March 19, page 488 and placed in members' bill files.)

Amendment No. 3(L.018), by Senator Ginal.

Amend printed bill, page 4, line 7, strike "384." and substitute "384 AND
INCLUDES ONLY PRESCRIPTION PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS THAT ARE
INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.".

Senator Hill requested the bill be read at length, then later asked that the reading be
dispensed with.

As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the calendar for third reading and final
passage.