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Minutes for SB68 - Committee on Health and Human Services

Short Title

Enacting the Kansas lay caregiver act.

Minutes Content for Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Chairperson Daniel Hawkins opened the hearing on SB68.

Eileen Ma, Office of the Revisor of Statutes, gave the bill brief on SB68.

The following proponents appeared before the committee to provide oral testimony and the others provided their testimony in written form concerning SB68.


John Federico, AARP (Attachment 1)

Dr. Maren Turner, Director, AARP Kansas (Attachment 2)

Judy Davis-Cole, Volunteer, AARP (Attachment 3)

James Covel, Public Policy and Communications Specialist, Alzheimer's Association (Attachment 4)

Written proponents:

Mitzi McFatrich, Executive Director, Kansas Advocates for Better Care (Attachment 5)

Eileen McGivern, Vice President, Community Initiatives and Wellness, Brewster Place (Attachment 6)

Opponents: None

Written neutral:

Chad Austin, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Kansas Hospital Association (Attachment 7)

After a time for question and answers,  the Chairperson closed the hearing for SB68.