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44AEB38F8C1A11838725823200719BFC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-114

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 12, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-114 - Lay Over


01:40:56 PM  

Senator Todd, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-114 to the committee. The bill encourages school districts and charter schools to adopt suicide prevention policies and creates the Student Suicide Prevention Grant Program. Senator Todd presented amendments L.001 and L.002 [Attachments B and C].

01:47:49 PM  

Gabby Reed, representing the Colorado School Safety Resource Center in the Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill.

01:52:11 PM  

Sarah Brummett, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:38 PM  

Trae Pennington, representing the Colorado Youth Advisory Council (COYAC) and Colie's Closet, testified in support of the bill.

01:56:32 PM  

Sasha Miller, representing COYAC, testified in support of the bill.

01:58:49 PM  

Bertrand Li, representing COYAC, testified in support of the bill.

02:02:57 PM  

Celeste Archer, representing Colorado Student Leaders Institute (COSLI), testified in support of the bill.

02:05:03 PM  

Veniece Miller, representing COSLI, testified in support of the bill.

02:07:46 PM  

Vivian Bear, representing COSLI, testified in support of the bill.

02:09:55 PM  

Sam Goertzen, representing COSLI, testified in support of the bill.

02:12:07 PM  

Andrea Jason, representing Colie's Closet, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:15 PM  

Chris Natzke, representing the Colorado Alliance of Martial Arts, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:38 PM  

Luc Sunrillo, representing Colie's Closet, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:57 PM  

Kay Trotter, representing Colorado State PTA, testified in support of the bill.

02:21:30 PM  

Alyssa Rafa, representing the Education Commission of the States, testified on the bill from a neutral perspective.

02:24:26 PM  

Tracey Johnson, representing the Academy 20 School District and the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.

02:27:38 PM  
Ashley Nguyen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:30:41 PM  

Marande Miller, representing the Centennial Mental Health Center, testified in support of the bill.

02:33:20 PM  

Maureen Johnson Ediger, representing the Second Wind Fund, testified in support of the bill.

02:36:00 PM  
Taylor Roberts, representing Tri-County Health Department, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:03 PM  

Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association and the Colorado Alliance for School Health, testified in support of the bill.

02:44:37 PM  
Jose Esquibel, representing the Colorado Attorney General's Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:07 PM  

Moe Keller, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:47:35 PM  
Kevin Bolke, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:06 PM  
Committee members received a letter in
support of the bill [Attachment D].

Senator Todd responded to committee member
questions and wrapped up her presentation of the bill.



The chair laid the bill over for action only.






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