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D316623E3CFEDD61872586AF00715508 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-117

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 6, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



SB21-117 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:37:55 PM  
Representative Michaelson
Jenet, bill sponsor, introduced SB21-117. House Bill 18-1306 created provisions
for cooperation and coordination between schools and county departments
of human services relating to the education of students in foster care.
 This bill:

·        aligns the definition of students in out-of-home
placement with the definition of students who are in the custody of county
departments of human or social services;

·        allows school districts to establish required
transportation plans by regions;

·        allows boards of cooperative educational services
to establish transportation plans on behalf of a district; and

·        codifies the use of state-approved invoices
and forms related to transportation services for foster youth.
02:38:42 PM  
Committee members asked questions of the bill sponsor.
02:39:41 PM  
Benjamin Waters, representing Fostering Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The witness replied to questions from committee members.
02:42:25 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet gave final comments on the bill.


02:44:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-117 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Larson Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Woog Yes
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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