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s_hhs_2017a_2017-01-25t09:38:51z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/25/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-016



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C ). The motion

Refer Senate Bill 17-016, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







10:30 AM -- SB 17-016



Senator Neville and Senator Jahn, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 17-033. The bill, recommended by the Legislative Audit Committee, makes the use of child protection teams optional for all counties, regardless of the number of referrals received by the county. It also makes conforming amendments in statute to reflect the optional nature of child protection teams. Senator Neville distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment C) and a handout (Attachment D).



170125 AttachC.pdf170125 AttachC.pdf170125 AttachD.pdf170125 AttachD.pdf



10:38 AM --
Carla Bennett, Colorado League of Women Voters, testified against the bill.



10:41 AM --
Stephanie Villafuerte and Sabrina Burbidge, Office of the Child Protection Ombudsman, came to the table. Ms. Villafuerte testified in a neutral position on the bill. Ms. Villafuerte responded to committee questions.



10:52 AM --
Paige Rosemond, Colorado Department of Human Services, provided a handout to the committee (Attachment E) and testified in support of the bill.



170125 AttachE.pdf170125 AttachE.pdf



10:56 AM --
Mary Berg, Jefferson County Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Berg responded to questions from the committee.



11:03 AM --
Megan Davis, Boulder County Commissioners' Office, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Davis responded to questions.



11:11 AM



Committee discussion and comments continued.



11:14 AM -- Nina Frant, Office of the State Auditor, discussed the process used in the audit report of the child protection teams.

BILL: SB17-016
TIME: 11:17:33 AM
MOVED: Kefalas
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C ). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
No
Crowder
No
Kefalas
No
Martinez Humenik
No
Smallwood
No
YES: 0 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: SB17-016
TIME: 11:26:34 AM
MOVED: Kefalas
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-016, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



11:28 AM



The meeting adjourned.












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