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Colorado Children's Trust Fund Act

Concerning updating the provisions of the "Colorado Children's Trust Fund Act", and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2021 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Human Services
Bill Summary

The bill updates various provisions of the "Colorado Children's Trust Fund Act", including renaming it the "Colorado Child Abuse Prevention Trust Fund Act" (act). Changes include:

  • Expanding the membership of the Colorado child abuse prevention board (board) from the current 9 members to 17 members;
  • Expanding the powers and duties of the board to include advising and making recommendations to the governor, state agencies, and other entities regarding child maltreatment prevention; developing strategies to decrease the incidences of child maltreatment and other adverse childhood experiences; and implementing and monitoring the ongoing development of local child maltreatment prevention plans throughout the state; and
  • Extending the repeal of the act from 2022 to 2027.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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