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491AE347324287EE87258830007EB2B3 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 26, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

SB22-147 - Referred to House Appropriations

05:03:57 PM  

Representative Young and Representative Pelton, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-147, concerning behavioral health-care integration services for children. The bill appropriates funds from the Behavioral and Mental Health Cash Fund to the following three programs related to behavioral health care for children: the Colorado Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation and Access Program, the Behavioral Health Care Professional Matching Grant Program, and the School-based Health Center Grant Program. The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

05:13:48 PM  
Deborah Mahan, representing
the Gazette Charities Foundation, testified in support of the bill.


Dr. Sandra Fritsch, representing Children's Hospital Colorado, testified
in support of the bill.

Dr. David Keller, representing the American Academy of Pediatrics - Colorado
Chapter and Children’s Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the

Moe Keller, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of
the bill.

Sarah Barnes, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified
in support of the bill.

Marcy Campbell, representing Boulder County Community Services, testified
in support of the bill.

Written testimony was provided to the committee (Attachment I).
05:33:13 PM  
Representative Pelton and Representative Young made concluding remarks on Senate Bill 22-147. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.

05:38:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-147 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Young
Seconded Pelton
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Excused
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hanks Yes
Holtorf Excused
Jodeh Yes
Pelton Yes
Ransom Excused
Ricks Yes
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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