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1FBF9AA550F7BE7A872584FE007B4EE0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1071

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Jan 29, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1071 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:26:55 PM  
Representatives Exum and Duran, co-prime
bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1070 concerning the acquisition
of drivers' licenses by certain persons in the custody of the State Department
of Human Services.  The bill creates a grant program in the state
department to reimburse counties for costs to enroll children in driving
schools who are between the ages of 15 and 18 and in the custody of county
departments of human services.  The bill instructs the State Board
of Human Services to create rules to administer the program on or before
December 1, 2020.  On or before January 1, 2021 the Department of
Human Services must submit a report about the grant program to the committees
of reference of the General Assembly.  The program repeals September
1, 2030 with a sunset review by the Department of Regulatory Agencies prior
to the repeal.  The bill indicates that the program does not create
a liability for the county departments in contracting with driving schools
or when an injury occurs while the child is receiving instruction in the
school.  In addition, the bill provides that a certified court order
may establish legal name, identity, date of birth, lawful presence in the
United States, or Colorado residency when a child between the ages of 15
and 18 applies for a driver license.
03:33:14 PM  
The sponsors talked about Amendments L.005 and L.007 (Attachments
D and E, respectively).
03:33:24 PM  

The bill sponsors answered committee questions.

03:34:37 PM  
Aaron Carpenter, representing Legislative
Council Staff, answered questions about the fiscal note.
03:35:12 PM  

The bill sponsors continued to respond to committee questions.

03:43:20 PM  
Ashley Chase, representing the Office of
the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.
03:43:56 PM  
Claire Morrow, representing the Tennyson Center for Children, testified in support of the bill.
03:47:48 PM  
Tori Shuler, representing Fostering Great Ideas, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:02 PM  
Rich Uhrlaub, representing Adoption Search
Resource Connection, testified in support of the bill.
03:54:32 PM  

The witnesses responded to committee questions.

03:55:30 PM  
Chaz Tedesco, representing Adams County, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:11 PM  
Lynnae Florn, representing Jefferson County
Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:49 PM  
Abigail Myers, representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill.


04:03:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment D).
Moved Exum
Seconded Melton
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D. Excused
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:04:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment E).
Moved Exum
Seconded Melton
Carver
Catlin
Froelich
Hooton
Humphrey
Melton
Valdez A.
Valdez D. Excused
Wilson
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:04:20 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.


04:06:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1071, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Exum
Seconded Valdez D.
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Melton Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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