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06062646B8BC219F872583D1006D1FDE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-177

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 3, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-177 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance


01:35:17 PM  

Senator Ginal and Senator Hisey, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-177 to the committee. The bill allows the Department of Human Services (CDHS) to conduct child abuse background checks, upon request, for the screening of persons who work with children, and removes exemptions from fingerprint background checks for certain child care employees.

01:38:08 PM  

Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.

01:46:14 PM  

Carin Rosa, Licensing Administrator, CDHS Office of Early Childhood, testified in support of the bill.

01:46:55 PM  

Erin Mewhinney, Director of Early Care and Learning, CDHS, testified in support of the bill.

01:48:12 PM  

Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.

01:50:53 PM  

Heather O'Hayre, representing the Larimer County Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

01:51:57 PM  

The panel of witnesses responded to committee member questions.

02:06:52 PM  

Senator Ginal presented amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



02:07:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields
Marble
Sonnenberg
Court
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:07:54 PM  

Senators Ginal and Hisey wrapped up their presentation of the bill.



02:10:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-177, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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