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Northern Colorado Nurse Practitioner Coalition

SB15-197 Advanced Practice Prescriptive Authority Bill

Posted over 3 years ago by Tenley Roeder

SB15-197 Advanced Practice Prescriptive Authority Bill

Senate Sponsors Include:
Crowder, Jahn, Baumgardner, Cooke, Garcia, Guzman, Hodge, Holbert, Lundbert, Martinez-Humenik, Newell, Roberts, Todd, Ulibarri, Woods

House Sponsors Include:
Fields, Willett, Ginal, Brown, Dore, Esgar, Landgraf, Lee, Primavera, Salazar, Singer

To determine your personal Senate and House Representatives, please go to http://cqrcengage.com/coloradonurses/home and enter your 9 digit zip code where prompted and your personal Representatives will be displayed and links you to their contact information. To locate your 9 digit zip code, please link to https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction_input

SB15-197 has been scheduled for the Senate Health & Human Services Committee on:
Thursday, March, 12th at 1:30pm in room 352.

Members of the Senate Health & Human Services Committee include:
  • Kevin Lundberg (R) 303-866-4853 (He is a co-sponsor)
  • Larry Crowder (R) 303-866-4875 (He is the sponsor)
  • Beth Martinez Humenik (R) 303-866-4863 (She is a co-sponsor)
  • Irene Aguilar(D) 303-866-4852
  • Linda Newell (D) 303-866-4846 (She is a co-sponsor)

Our bill is last on the Committee's schedule that day so we assume the earliest they will get to the bill will probably be around 3:00pm. CNA Government Affairs and Public Policy Committee are finalizing the preparations for testimony at this Committee meeting. If you are able to attend the meeting in person as a demonstration of support, you are encouraged to do so.

What You Can Do
As CNA Members we ask that you contact your personal Senate members at this time to thank those listed above for their support and to ask all other Senators for their support of SB15-197 as written.

I am attaching a copy of a recent letter sent by President Mary Ciambelli to DORA for your information- click here

You may also monitor all legislative bill activities by clicking here

Please let me know any questions.

Colleen Casper RN,MSN,DNP

Contact
Colleen@ColoradoNurses.org