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CDEFDCF96971AADD872586D9007055E5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1085

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date May 18, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1085 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:27:06 PM  
Senators Smallwood
and Bridges introduced House Bill 21-1085, concerning transportation services
for mental health emergencies.
02:28:53 PM  
Commissioner Tamara
Pogue, representing Summit County and Colorado Counties Inc. (CCI), testified
in support of the bill.
02:29:59 PM  
Officer Eric Wood,
representing the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, testified in support
of the bill.
02:31:24 PM  
Ms. Amanda Cain,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:38:06 PM  
Ms. Lauren Snyder,
representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:38:11 PM  
Ms. Cristen Bates,
representing the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, was available
to answer committee questions.
02:40:14 PM  
Ms. Snyder responded to questions from the committee.
02:42:19 PM  
Ms. Bates responded to questions from the committee.
02:42:20 PM  
Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment A.
02:43:40 PM  
Senator Bridges made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:47:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1085 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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