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DA033E57943290DE872585130066283D Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1197

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 19, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1197 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:35:54 AM  

Representative Rich and Representative Snyder, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1197.  The bill requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to provide a $200,000 annual grant to the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative.  The bill specifies what human services referral services must be available through the Colorado 2-1-1 and how the collaborative can use the grant money.  Finally, the bill requires the DHS to annually report to the General Assembly on the implementation and impacts of the human services referral service.

11:38:19 AM  

The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

11:39:27 AM  

Christie Higgins, testifying remotely from Colorado Mesa University-Grand Junction, spoke in support of the bill.

11:43:01 AM  

Stephanie Sanchez, Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill.  She distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachments A and B).

11:48:43 AM  

Cindy Aubrey, Pikes Peak United Way, testified in support of the bill.

11:51:43 AM  

Fermin Avila, Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill.

11:55:11 AM  

Laura La Torre, Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill.

11:58:26 AM  

Gini Pingenot, Colorado Counties Inc., testified in support of the bill as amended.

12:01:04 PM  

Ms. Pingenot responded to questions from the committee.

12:02:00 PM  

The bill sponsors introduced amendment L.002 (Attachment C).



12:03:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Liston
Caraveo Excused
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Holtorf
Jaquez Lewis
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Young
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:03:35 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing comments on the bill.



12:05:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1197, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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