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50F6C408A32CFA1B8725852200713471 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 5, 2020      
Location Old Supreme Court Chamber

SB20-165 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:37:41 PM  

Senator Danielson, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-165. This bill renames Section 24-34-805, C.R.S., which concerns family preservation safeguards for families that include a parent with a disability, as the "Carrie Ann Lucas Parental Rights for People with Disabilities Act." Committee discussion followed.

01:45:56 PM  

Dan Burke, National Federation of the Blind (NFB), testified in support of the bill.

01:48:01 PM  

Jenn Purrington, Colorado Bar Association and Disability Law, testified in support of the bill.

01:49:35 PM  

Amy Robertson, Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center, testified in support of the bill.

01:52:58 PM  

Anaya Robinson, Association of Colorado Centers for Indendent Living, testified in support of the bill.

01:54:42 PM  

Melissa Thompson, Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified in support of the bill.

01:57:18 PM  

Senator Danielson read a letter from Scott LaBarre, NFB (Attachment B).  Senator Danielson made closing comments.

02:04:12 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-165 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Crowder Yes
Ginal Yes
Smallwood Excused
Winter Yes
Fields Excused
Final YES: 3   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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