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Bill Detail: HB20-1330

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Title CGIA Colorado Governmental Immunity Act And A State Hospital Authority
Status Governor Signed (07/02/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Courts & Judicial
  • State Government
House Sponsors S. Lontine (D)
H. McKean (R)
Senate Sponsors P. Lee (D)
R. Gardner (R)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 02/25/2020

The bill makes the following modifications to the Colorado
Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA):
  • Unless otherwise excepted under the bill, section 1 of the

bill excludes from the definition of public employee
under the CGIA any health care practitioner or any health
care professional who is employed by the university of
Colorado hospital authority (authority) unless the
practitioner or professional is providing services within the
course and scope of the person's responsibilities as an
employee or volunteer of the authority in a facility that is
either located on the Anschutz medical campus (AMC) or
that is operating under the hospital license issued to the
university hospital, including off-campus locations. The
bill specifies that the Health Care Availability Act (act)
is applicable to health care practitioners and health care
professionals employed by the authority that are not
immune from liability because of the definition of public
  • Section 2 specifies that the basic immunity from liability
granted to public entities by the CGIA does not apply to the
authority except for any hospital, clinic, surgery center,
department, or other facility it owns or operates that is
located on the AMC or that is a facility operating under the
hospital license issued to the university hospital, including
off-campus locations. The act is applicable to health care
institutions that are not immune from liability under the

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