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135211052B72873487258837008289BD Hearing Summary


Date May 3, 2022      
Location SCR 352

HB22-1386 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

05:45:52 PM  

Senator Gardner, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1386, concerning measures related to competency to proceed, and in, connection therewith, making an appropriation. 

05:51:09 PM  

Timothy Lane, representing the Colorado District Attorneys’ Council, was available to answer committee questions.

Mr. James Karbach, representing the Colorado State Public Defender's Office, testified in support of the bill.

Jagruti Shah, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, testified in support of the bill.  She explained that the bill adds strategies to decrease the competency restoration waitlist.

Kristin Melton, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the competency waitlist.

06:05:22 PM  

Senator Hansen made closing remarks.

06:07:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1386 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gardner
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Excused
Lee Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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