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A19FDD358AFB3276872586AF0078C1D0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1119

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 6, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB21-1119 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:59:03 PM  
Senator Coram and
Senator Donovan, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1119 to the committee.
The bill updates the powers and duties of the Suicide Prevention Commission
and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to include
a comprehensive suicide prevention approach that includes prevention, intervention,
and postvention. The bill also requires updates to resources and grants
provided by the CDPHE.

The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
04:08:03 PM  

Senator Gonzales proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be found on the bill may be found in Attachment F.

04:09:03 PM  
Dr. Thomas Perille, representing Democrats for Life of Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
04:12:22 PM  
Brett Moore, representing Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Frank Cornelia, representing Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified in support of the bill. Liliana Flanigan, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
04:19:56 PM  
Erica Kitzman, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Janice Curtis, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Senator Evie Hudak, representing Colorado PTA, testified in support of the bill.
04:27:37 PM  
The bill sponsor gave closing remarks on the bill.


04:30:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1119 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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