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HB19-1133

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.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subjects:
Human Services
Public Health
Bill Summary

The bill 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 (department) is to contract with a nonprofit organization to act as a resource center. The bill specifies duties of the resource center.

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

The bill appropriates $632,717 to the department to implement the bill.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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