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B3E046A86FAEFD098725895F007D285E Hearing Summary


Date Feb 23, 2023      
Location SCR 357

HB23-1043 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

03:47:05 PM  
Senator Ginal and Senator Rich, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1043, which modifies the criminal offenses that may result in a denial of placement with relatives or kin and allows a county department to make an exception and place the child or youth with a disqualified relative or kin if the placement conforms to rules set by the state board of human services or if a court affirms the placement. Adults who fail to submit fingerprints within five days of a placement will be notified by county departments of human services and have 72 hours to file a motion in court to retain that placement.
03:52:24 PM  
Korey Elger, representing Colroado Department of Human Services , testified in support of the bill.
03:56:23 PM  
Ashley Chase, representing
Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of
the bill.

Mrs. Barb Weinstein, representing Jefferson County Human Services, testified
in support of the bill.

Melanie Jordan, representing Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified
in support of the bill.

Committee members made comments to the panel.
04:05:39 PM  
Dr. Lucinda Connelly,
representing Raise the Future, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Jennifer Mullenbach, representing Jefferson County Attoneys Office,
testified in support of the bill.

Alex Sheffield, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

The committee asked questions of the panel.
04:14:03 PM  
Senator Rich introduced
amendment L.003 (Attachment E).

04:14:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E).
Moved Ginal
Jaquez Lewis
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:15:29 PM  
The committee provided closing remarks.

04:19:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1043, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Ginal
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Marchman Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Smallwood Excused
Will Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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