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377C4141A638D1188725898F005B0C7B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1067

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 12, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1067 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


10:34:32 AM  
Senator Cutter and Senator Ginal, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1067 concerning creating the Family and Community Intervener Program to support deafblind children and their families by providing the services of an intervener trained in deafblindness, building language and communication skills, and intervention strategies.
10:39:47 AM  
Ms. Megan Bowser,
representing Family Voices, testified in support of the bill.




Mr. Wesley Bowser,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Cassandra
Waterbury, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Committee members
made comments to the panel.
10:49:04 AM  
Cliff Moers, representing
Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.




Dr. Alice Burgess,
representing Colorado AAP, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Karen Roberts,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

10:58:12 AM  
Ms. Christy Blakely,
representing Family Voices, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Blakely
provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).




Committee members
provided comments to Ms. Blakely.

11:01:00 AM  
Prime bill sponsors provided closing remarks.


11:04:26 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1067 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Smallwood Excused
Will Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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