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4974519EB7032510872583840070DA81 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-025

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 16, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-025 - Lay Over


01:32:41 PM  
Senator Smallwood, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-025 to the committee. The bill requires information on safe haven laws be incorporated into comprehensive human sexuality education curriculum.

Senator Smallwood provided information about Senate Joint Resolution 07-029 concerning Colorado's Safe Haven for Newborns (Attachments A and B).

Committee members also received Amendment L.002 (Attachment C).

01:38:27 PM  
Committee members discussed the bill and amendments with Senator Smallwood.
01:43:12 PM  
Linda Prudhomme, representing Colorado Safe Haven for Newborns, testified in support of the bill and provided a flyer about the program to committee members (Attachment D).
01:49:40 PM  
Wendy Walberg, representing Colorado Safe
Haven for Newborns, testified in support of the bill.
01:52:59 PM  
Lori Horn, representing Colorado Safe Haven for Newborns, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:20 PM  
Ms. Prudhomme responded to committee member questions.
01:55:43 PM  
Halle Burke, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:44 PM  
John Burke, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:00:27 PM  
Ms. Burke responded to committee member questions.
02:03:59 PM  
Senator Smallwood discussed amendment L.002
with the committee.



Senator Foote distributed amendment L.003 (Attachment E) and discussed
it with the committee.


02:13:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E)
Moved Foote
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Court Yes
Foote Yes
YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:13:13 PM  
Committee discussion continued.
02:20:09 PM  
Senator Smallwood responded to committee member discussion regarding the amendments.
02:20:30 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for future action.