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s_hhs_2018a_2018-03-08t14:17:02z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1196

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 8, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1196 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:11:15 PM  

Senators Todd and Martinez Humenik, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1196.  The reengrossed bill adds licensed psychologists or other licensed or certified health care personnel deemed appropriate by the Department of Human Services to the list of professionals who can examine and certify the diagnosis, prognosis, and other relevant medical or mental factors for an applicant for Aid to the Needy Disabled Program.

03:13:54 PM  
Allison Neswood, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:03 PM  

Aubrey Hasvold , Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.

03:18:08 PM  

Theresa Schiavone, National Alliance on Mental Illness - Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:19:41 PM  

Ms. Hasvold and Ms. Neswood responded to questions from the committee.

03:27:13 PM  
Danielle Dunaway, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
03:37:36 PM  
Janet Rose, Bayaud Enterprises, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:44 PM  
Francesca Maes, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:47 PM  
Senator Smallwood recessed the meeting
03:43:20 PM  

Senator Smallwood reconvened the meeting.

03:43:54 PM  
Ms. Neswood returned to the table and responded to committee concerns.
03:43:55 PM  

Committee members discussed a conceptual amendment.



03:46:27 PM
Motion Adopt conceptual amendment - amend reengrossed bill, page 2, line 13, strike "OR CERTIFIED".
Moved Martinez Humenik
Seconded
Aguilar
Crowder
Kefalas
Martinez Humenik
Smallwood
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:46:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1196, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Martinez Humenik
Seconded
Aguilar Yes
Crowder Yes
Kefalas Yes
Martinez Humenik Yes
Smallwood Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS