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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-02t13:42:59z9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1094

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 2, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1094 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


03:32:17 PM  

Senators Martinez-Humenik and Moreno introduced House Bill 18-1094, concerning youth mental health treatment. The bill extends the Child Mental Health Treatment Act indefinitely.

03:37:33 PM  
Jason Williams, Pediatric Mental Health
Institute - Children's Hospital Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:38:10 PM  

Ellen Stern, Children's Hospital Colorado, distributed a letter to the committee and spoke in favor of the bill (Attachment G).

03:40:03 PM  

Michael Choy, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.  He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment H).

03:42:29 PM  

Andrew Babor, Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), responded to questions from the committee.

03:43:46 PM  
Ms. Stern responded to questions from the committee.
03:43:58 PM  
Mr. Williams responded questions from the committee.
03:45:04 PM  
Mr. Babor responded to questions from the committee.
03:46:00 PM  
Cristen Bates, CDHS, responded to questions from the committee.
03:46:36 PM  
Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, spoke
in favor of the bill.  
03:50:25 PM  

Senator Martinez-Humenik made closing comments on the merits of the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee.



03:55:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1094 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Moreno
Seconded
Court Yes
Hill No
Moreno Yes
Cooke Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS