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EBB50A881876F00B872583E4007984A2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1120

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 22, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1120 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


04:10:01 PM  

Senator Fenberg and Senator Coram, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1120.  The bill requires the Department of Education to create a mental health resource bank, and allows children between the ages of 12 and 14 years old to access psychotherapy services without parental consent.  Amendment L.025 (Attachment B) was distributed to the committee but not offered.

04:11:55 PM  
Rebecca Heath, representing the National Association of Social Workers Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill remotely from Durango.
04:14:03 PM  
Carolyn Martin, representing herself, testified against the bill.
04:17:18 PM  
Evie Hudak, representing Colorado PTA, testified in support of the bill.
04:19:19 PM  
Balin Anderson, representing the National Association of Social Workers, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:30 PM  
Sarah Lindquist, representing the Colorado School Social Work Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:26:49 PM  
The panel of witnesses and the bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
04:27:12 PM  
Kelly Erb, representing the Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.
04:29:01 PM  
Frank Cornelia, representing the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified in support of the bill.
04:30:17 PM  
Karla Gonzales Garcia, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.
04:34:04 PM  
Sheena Kadi, representing One Colorado,
testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
04:37:46 PM  
Valerie Schlect, representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
04:38:08 PM  
Becky Zal-Sanchez, representing the National Association of Social Workers, testified in support of the bill.
04:40:32 PM  
Tim Lopez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:25 PM  
Senators Coram and Fenberg discussed their
amendments. They distributed amendment L.024 (Attachment C).


04:47:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.024 (Attachment C).
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields
Marble
Sonnenberg
Court
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:47:50 PM  
The sponsors responded to committee member questions.
04:49:01 PM  
Shelby Ross, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee member questions.
04:50:04 PM  
Committee members discussed the bill with the sponsors.


04:56:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1120, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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