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J_LE_2020A 03/11/2020 07:30:57 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND RECOVERY
Date 03/11/2020
Attendance
Cooke *
Saine *
Garcia X
Titone X
Time 07:30:57 AM to 08:18:16 AM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Titone
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
Summary of COOP Committee Discussion Only
Options for Remote Participation Committee Discussion Only
Updates from Executive Agencies Committee Discussion Only
Other Business Committee Discussion Only

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

Summary of COOP - Committee Discussion Only


07:31:14 AM  

Sharon Eubanks, Office of Legislative Legal Services, provided an overview of the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and Joint Rule 44 (Attachments A and B).

07:37:51 AM  

Natalie Mullis, Legislative Council Staff, discussed the responsibilities of the Executive Committee of the General Assembly and the Legislative Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Committee (LEPRRC) under the COOP in the event of an emergency.  Ms. Mullis responded to questions from the committee.



Options for Remote Participation - Committee Discussion Only


07:42:18 AM  

Manish Jani, Legislative Council Staff, discussed the options and limitations for remote participation for legislative business.  Mr. Jani responded to questions from the committee.

07:52:53 AM  

Ms. Eubanks responded to questions from the committee.

07:54:19 AM  

Mr. Jani continued to respond to questions from the committee.

07:58:21 AM  

Ms. Mullis responded to questions from the committee.

07:58:37 AM  

Committee discussion continued.



Updates from Executive Agencies - Committee Discussion Only


08:01:21 AM  

Scott Bookman, Colorado State Public Health Laboratory, discussed the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's response to COVID-19.

08:02:10 AM  

Stan Hilkey, Colorado Department of Public Safety, discussed the supporting role of the department in epidemiological mitigation strategies.

08:06:41 AM  

Mr. Bookman responded to questions from the committee.

08:09:51 AM  

Ms. Mullis responded to comments from the committee.

08:13:35 AM  

Ms. Eubanks responded to questions from the committee.

08:14:42 AM  

Mr. Hilkey responded to questions from the committee.



Other Business - Committee Discussion Only


08:16:58 AM  

Representative Saine proposed meeting jointly with the Executive Committee. Ms. Mullis responded to questions from the committee.


08:18:16 AM   The committee adjourned.