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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-30t14:38:45z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-270

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 30, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-270 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

03:52:33 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:53:21 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:54:49 PM  
Senator Jahn and Senator Neville, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-270 to the committee. The bill requires the Department of Human Services to establish a statewide program to refer high-risk individuals to behavioral health transition services.
04:01:05 PM  
Senators Jahn and Neville responded to committee member questions. Senator Jahn presented amendment L.001 [Attachment E] and amendment L.002 [Attachment F].
04:04:11 PM  
Linda Hughes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:05:34 PM  
Patrick Mulligan, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:08:51 PM  
George Ackerman, representing himself and Shiloh House, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:51 PM  
Camille Harding, representing the Office of Behavioral Health, Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
04:14:37 PM  
Evan Silverman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He provided a written copy of his testimony [Attachment G].
04:17:10 PM  
Committee members received three additional handouts in support of the bill [Attachments H-J].
04:20:04 PM  
Jackie Zheleznyak, representing Denver
Health, testified in support of the bill.  She noted that the Colorado
Hospital Association also supports the bill.
04:20:52 PM  
Senators Jahn and Neville wrapped up their presentation of the bill.
04:22:44 PM  
Senator Jahn responded to committee member questions.


04:23:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment E].
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:23:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment F].
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:24:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-270, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS