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7544A789CD208FA88725850500706CDB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1100

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 5, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1100 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:28:04 PM  

Representative Froelich, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1100. The bill grants additional rulemaking authority to the Department of Human Services regarding the pass-through of child support payments collected by the state to recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) under the Colorado Works Program.  Under current law, in any year where appropriations from the General Assembly for the pass-through program do not meet or exceed the full reimbursement amount to counties and the federal government, the pass-through of child support collections to TANF recipients must cease for that year.  Instead, this bill gives the State Board of Human Services authority to determine if the General Assembly has appropriated sufficient funds to maintain the pass-through of child support funds each fiscal year.

The bill also creates the Child Support Collection Fund (fund).  Any unexpended and unencumbered money that was appropriated to DHS for the implementation of the child support pass-through program will be credited to the fund at the end of the fiscal year.

01:34:27 PM  

Ki'i Powell, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. Larry Desbien, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. Sara Lipowitz, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill. Bob Prevost, Arapahoe County, testified in support of the amended bill.

01:45:50 PM  

The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

01:53:17 PM  

Gini Pingenot, Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified about the bill.

01:56:00 PM  

Representative Froelich introduced amendment L.001 (Attachment J).



01:58:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment J).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jaquez Lewis
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton Excused
Young
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:00:32 PM  

Representative Froelich made closing comments on the bill.

02:01:43 PM  

Committee members made closing comments on the bill.



02:05:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1100, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Young
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Landgraf Excused
Larson No
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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