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76EA6B22411A5B7C872584F9005F3603 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1122

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Jan 24, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1122 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:20:03 AM  

Representative Hooton and Representative Larson, sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1122. This bill repeals, reenacts, and makes updates to the Office of Homeless Youth Services in the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). In addition, the bill creates a new grant program to award up to five grants of $250,000 each to existing organizations that provide a variety of services to homeless youth as outlined in the bill. Grants must be rewarded by January 1, 2021. DOLA is required to submit a report to the General Assembly by March 1, 2023, summarizing the status of youth experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness and the impact of the grant program. The grant program is repealed on July 1, 2023.

10:22:26 AM  

The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

10:32:45 AM  

Shawna Kemppainen, The Place, spoke in favor of the bill.

10:37:18 AM  

Kippi Clausen, Rural Collaborative, spoke in favor of the bill.

10:40:35 AM  

Michael Crews, One Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.

10:43:03 AM  

Connor Lafferty, Attention Homes, spoke in favor of the bill.

10:45:36 AM  

Chris Nelson, Attention Homes, spoke in favor of the bill.

10:49:07 AM  

Ms. Lafferty and Mr. Nelson responded to questions from the committee.

10:49:08 AM  

Representative Hooton introduced Amendment L.001 (Attachment B). Committee discussion followed.



11:01:07 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Hooton
Seconded Larson
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Holtorf
Hooton
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Young
Michaelson Jenet
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:04:49 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1122, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Larson
Seconded Hooton
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Hooton Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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