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s_hhs_2018a_2018-04-25t10:48:27z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-272

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 25, 2018      
Location SCR 354



SB18-272 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


12:35:14 PM  

Senators Todd and Martinez Humenik, co-prime, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-272.  The bill codifies the existing Office of Suicide Prevention into law and creates the crisis and suicide prevention training grant program in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to provide assistance to public schools and school districts to annually provide comprehensive crisis and suicide prevention training for all teachers and staff.

12:44:25 PM  

Senators Todd and Martinez Humenik responded to questions.  Committee discussion ensued.

12:44:26 PM  

Suzanne Hamilton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

12:48:06 PM  

Christine Harms, Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.

12:51:27 PM  
Ms. Harms responded to questions.
12:58:57 PM  
Committee comments and discussion followed.


01:01:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-272 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Crowder
Seconded
Aguilar Yes
Crowder Yes
Kefalas Yes
Martinez Humenik Yes
Smallwood No
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS