Linda Weinerman, representing the Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill. She discussed guardians ad litem, child welfare, and mental health issues in relation to truancy.
Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, spoke in favor of the bill. She discussed costs of detention and suggested intervention as an alternative course of action.
A position statement from the Disability Law Colorado was distributed the committee members (Attachment D).
Amendment L.012 was distributed and discussed (Attachment E).