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9648D313AB903344872587F10070CE12 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1153

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 22, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1153 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:32:25 PM  
Representative Tipper and Majority Leader Esgar, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1153, concerning affirming parentage by adoption for a person who did not give birth when the child is conceived as a result of assisted reproduction. The bill allows a non-child bearing parent or presumed parent, in instances of assisted reproduction, to complete an adoption of a child to affirm parentage.
01:45:23 PM  
Representative Esgar and Representative Tipper responded to questions from the committee.
01:55:23 PM  
Scott Horak, representing self, testified in a neutral position on the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:03:23 PM  

Heather Palm, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Megan Andersen, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Jennifer Masket-Valenta, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Ellen Trachman, representing Colorado Women's Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

The panelists responded to questions from the committee.

02:23:42 PM  

Majority Leader Esgar explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



02:27:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Sirota
Seconded Young
Amabile
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks Excused
Holtorf
Jodeh
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:27:11 PM  
Representative Tipper provided concluding remarks on the bill.
02:30:05 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.
02:30:48 PM  

Majority Leader Esgar made concluding remarks on the bill.



02:31:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1153, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Cutter
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hanks Excused
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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