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s_jud_2018a_2018-02-07t14:00:41z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-096

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 7, 2018      
Location SCR 352



SB18-096 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:02:39 PM  

Senator Martinez Humenik, prime sponsor, explained SB18-096 which modernizes "mental retardation" terminology.  She explained that state agencies already use modern terminology, such as intellectual disability and intellectual developmental disorder and that state law should do the same.  

 

Senator Martinez Humenik distributed a technical amendment (Attachment A) that inserts the corresponding bill number in the bill text.  The bill number was not known at the time the bill was drafted. 

02:02:53 PM  

Christiano Sosa, representing The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  

Connor Long, representing The Arc of Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill and explained the benefits of moderninzing terminology. 



02:08:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram
Fields
Kagan
Cooke
Gardner Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:09:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-096, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Kagan Yes
Cooke Yes
Gardner Excused
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS