Sage Sigman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill with an amendment to include housing as a subject of study for the task force. He distributed a proposed amendment (Attachment H) and discussed his experiences with homelessness and the criminal justice system.
Dave Iverson, MHDCJS Task Force Chair, testified in support of the bill with a suggestion to strike term limits for task force members. He also noted a change in membership concerning Department of Corrections.
Mr. James Karbach, representing Colorado State Public Defender's Office, testified in support of the bill and made a suggestion about the public defender representative on the task force.
Committee members asked questions about the omission of housing in the bill.