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DD18BD29D97753A6872583EC00052F5D Hearing Summary


Date Apr 29, 2019      
Location SCR 352

HB19-1287 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

06:56:39 PM  

Senator Pettersen, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1287 to the committee.  The bill enacts several initiatives to improve access to behavioral health care and substance use disorder treatment services, including the development of a web-based behavioral health capacity tracking system, establishment of a care navigation program, and creation of a capacity building grant program.

07:01:44 PM  

Senator Pettersen responded to committee questions.

07:02:51 PM  

Lauren Snyder, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

07:07:02 PM  

Frank Cornelia, representing Colorado Behavioral Health Council, testified in support of the bill.

07:08:17 PM  

Mr. Cornelia and Ms. Snyder responded to committee questions.

07:13:07 PM  

Senator Pettersen made concluding remarks.  Committee members commented on the bill.

07:16:31 PM  

Senator Gonzales recessed the committee.

07:16:32 PM  

The committee came back to order.

07:18:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1287 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Rodriguez
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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