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EE77FCB8241CEC3D872586A1007BD549 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1119

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 23, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



HB21-1119 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:35:48 PM  
Representative Daugherty,
bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1119. The bill changes the name of the Office
of Suicide Prevention and the Suicide Prevention Commission in the Colorado
Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and updates the duties
of the office and commission to include intervention and postvention services.
 In addition, it adds provider and responder training, creation of
a postvention component to state’s K-12 suicide prevention plan, and development
of a plan for follow-up care for suicide attempt survivors who were treated
in an emergency department as purposes of the commission.


The bill also
updates the Mental Health Education Literacy Resource Bank in the Colorado
Department of Education; the Colorado Suicide Prevention Plan; the Crisis
and Suicide Prevention Training Grant Program in the CDPHE; and other resources
to include intervention and postvention components.  The bill also
requires health care facilities to provide information on the after effects
of suicide attempts.
04:35:49 PM  

Representative Rich, bill sponsor, gave opening remarks on the bill.

04:36:13 PM  
Janice Curtis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:42:04 PM  
Erica Kitzman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:44:53 PM  
Darrell Kitzman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:48:18 PM  
Sandra Eisenberg, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:50:27 PM  
Ms. Lillian Veits, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:43 PM  
Ms. Rebecca Gostlin, representing Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care, testified in support of the bill.
04:59:40 PM  
Mrs. Amanda Cain, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:00:02 PM  
Ms. Valerie Schlecht, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
05:01:52 PM  

Liliana Flanigan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Submitted written testimony can be found in Attachment K.

05:08:58 PM  

Representative Rich spoke about amendment L.003 (Attachment L).



05:09:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment L)
Moved Cutter
Seconded Pelton
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:09:52 PM  
Representative Daugherty and Representative Rich gave final remarks on the bill.
05:11:05 PM  
Committee members made final comments on the bill.


05:16:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1119, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pelton
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Larson Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Woog Yes
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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