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Colorado Child Abuse Response And Evaluation Network

Concerning the creation of a Colorado child abuse response and evaluation network, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Human Services
Public Health
Bill Summary

Child abuse and neglect - CARENetwork - resource center - appropriation. The act establishes the Colorado child abuse response and evaluation network (CARENetwork) to provide medical exams and behavioral health assessments to children who are subject to physical or sexual abuse or neglect. The department of public health and environment is to contract with a nonprofit organization to act as a resource center. The act specifies duties of the resource center.

The act also establishes a CARENetwork advisory committee and specifies the membership and duties of the advisory committee.

The act appropriates $632,717 from the general fund to the department of public health and environment to implement the act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details