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E155DFC403F175E8872583DA0065E44C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1288

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 12, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1288 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:32:57 PM  

Representative Singer and Representative Duran, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1288 to the committee.  The bill establishes certain rights for siblings in foster care, unless the rights are not in the best interests of one of the siblings.

12:38:28 PM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
12:38:43 PM  
Chaz Tedesco, Adams County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.
12:41:42 PM  
Korey Elger, Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
12:42:24 PM  

Nancy Stewart, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

12:44:35 PM  
Dominique Mallard, Project Foster Power, testified in support of the bill.
12:48:27 PM  
Brianna Lennon, Project Foster Power, testified in support of the bill.
12:51:41 PM  
Stacey Sanders, Elevating Connections, testified in support of the bill.
12:55:02 PM  
Sheri Danz, Office of the Child's Representative,
testified in support of the bill.
12:56:49 PM  

Giselle Bernhardt, representing herself and Project Foster Power, testified in support of the bill.

12:58:44 PM  

Devonisha Bugarin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:01:11 PM  

Davion Bugarin, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:05:37 PM  
Representative Singer commented on the bill and amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


01:11:58 PM
Motion This is a conceptual amendment to L.001 (Attachment A), line 21, strike "14 and 17" and insert "15 through 18".
Moved Singer
Seconded Mullica
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:12:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A), as amended.
Moved Singer
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:12:32 PM  
Representative Singer responded to committee questions about the bill.
01:12:33 PM  
Representatives Singer and Duran gave closing remarks on the bill.
01:13:10 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


01:16:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1288, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Singer
Seconded Cutter
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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