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988B2083B943D44C872584F900726CB2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SUNSET REVIEW HEARING FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

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



Sunset Review Hearing for Mental Health Professionals - Committee Discussion Only

01:49:53 PM  

Representative Singer introduced the Sunset Review for Mental Health Professional Boards.

01:50:25 PM  

Saul Larsen, DORA, provided an overview of the sunset review report which can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vwX2iIRWjuzUB3nNtcTOmMfM_m9Di9G-/view. He discussed the recommendations made in the sunset review for state boards of mental health professionals.

02:03:00 PM  

Mr. Larsen responded to questions from the committee.

02:08:19 PM  

Dr. Ryan Burkhart, Mental Health Coalition, spoke in favor of the sunset review recommendations.

02:13:20 PM  

Dan Kendrick, representing himself, spoke about the sunset review recommendations.

02:17:21 PM  

Jennifer Place, Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP), spoke in favor of the sunset review recommendations. She discussed additional recommendations supported by CAAP.

02:19:59 PM  

Rodella Wooten, National Association of Social Workers and the Colorado Society of Social Workers, spoke about the sunset review and provided recommendations.

02:23:28 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:33:13 PM  

Rick Ginsberg, Colorado Psychological Association, spoke about the sunset review.

02:37:59 PM  

Dr. Laura Knudtson, Colorado Psychological Association (CPA), spoke about the sunset review and outlined the CPA's recommendations for the licensure program.  She distributed a handout (Attachment I).

02:42:01 PM  

Elizabeth Shulte, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), spoke in support of continuing the licensure program and made recommendations for modifications to the current program.

02:45:31 PM  

Jenny Genaro, NASW, spoke about the sunset review.

02:48:40 PM  

Feliz Fraser-Solak, NASW, spoke about the sunset review.

02:52:42 PM  

Heather McLaughlin, NASW, spoke about the sunset review.

02:55:09 PM  

Leanne Rupp, NASW, spoke about the sunset review.

03:07:14 PM  

Adeline Hodge, NASW, responded to questions from the committee.

03:07:15 PM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet distributed Amendments 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 (Attachment J-O).  Bill draft LLS No. 20-0516.01 was discussed (Attachment P).



03:08:22 PM
Motion Move Amendment #1 (Attachment J).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Landgraf
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


03:09:20 PM
Motion Move Amendment #7 (Attachment O).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Landgraf
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


03:10:39 PM
Motion Move Amendment #3 (Attachment K).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Pelton
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


03:11:45 PM
Motion Move Amendment #4 (Attachment L).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
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


03:12:18 PM
Motion Move Amendment #5 (Attachment M).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Pelton
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


03:13:47 PM
Motion Move Amendment #6 (Attachment N).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
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


03:15:31 PM
Motion Move to file and introduce the draft bill LLS NO. 20-0516.01 as amended (Attachment P).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Landgraf
Caraveo Excused
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Hooton Excused
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Excused
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Singer Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:15:32 PM  

Representative Singer appointed co-prime sponsors Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Landgraf. Cosponsors include Representatives Young, Pelton, and Cutter.

03:16:20 PM  

Representative Singer gave the drafter permission to make technical changes. A safety clause was not included.