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046320CBB5A1CA4D87258978006B9B82 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 20, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court

HB23-1157 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:35:25 PM  

Senators Exum and Gardner presented House Bill 23-1157, concerning the "Uniform Unregulated Child Custody Transfer Act".   They explained that families sometimes transfer custody of a child to another person outside the courts and the child welfare system.  This may go unnoticed within the child welfare system and places vulnerable children at risk of harm. 



01:42:00 PM  

Claire Levy, representing Uniform Laws Commission and Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. She discussed her work with the Uniform Law Commission.

Libby Snyder, representing Uniform Law Commission, testified in support of the bill. She stressed the importance of a uniform framework

Korey Elger, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.  She discussed unregulated transfers of children.

Katie Smith, representing Human Services Section of the Denver City Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill. 

Letters of support from the United States Department of State and Raise the Future are in Attachment A. 


01:54:17 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks.



01:57:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1157 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gardner
Gardner Yes
Roberts Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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