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h_phc_2016a_2016-03-08t13:36:33z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/08/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1224



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002, Part A (Attachment F). The

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment H). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1224, as amended, to the Commi

Severe amendment L.002 to remove line 8 and rename
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS

Pass Without Objection







06:46 PM -- HB 16-1224



Representative Primavera called the meeting back to order. Representative Lundeen, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1224 to the committee. The bill adds human trafficking of a minor for involuntary or sexual servitude to the definition of "abuse" or "child abuse or neglect" for dependency and neglect cases. It requires county departments of human or social services to offer services immediately to any child reported to be a victim of trafficking and allows the county departments to file a petition in juvenile court on behalf of the child.



06:49 PM



Representative Lundeen responded to questions from the committee.



06:53 PM -- Monica Petersen, representing herself, testified against the bill. Ms. Peterson responded to questions from the committee.



07:09 PM --
Kelly Zebroski, Jefferson County Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Zebroski responded to questions from the committee.



07:15 PM --
Raana Simmons, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.



07:18 PM --
Lauren Lambert Schreier, Department of Human Services, testified regarding the bill. Ms. Lambert Schreier responded to questions from the committee.



07:22 PM --
Katie Kurtz, Colorado District Attorney's Council, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Kurtz responded to questions from the committee.



07:32 PM



Rep. Lundeen explained amendment L.002 (Attachment F) to the committee.



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07:37 PM



Ms. Kurtz commented on the amendment.



07:40 PM



Rep. Lundeen explained amendment L.003 (Attachment G) and amendment L.005 (Attachment H) to the committee.



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07:42 PM



Richard Sweetman, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to questions on amendment L.002. Representative Moreno commented on the amendment.



07:46 PM



Representative Singer commented on the amendments.

BILL: HB16-1224
TIME: 07:47:13 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment H). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB16-1224
TIME: 07:47:41 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





07:48 PM



Representative Primavera suggested severing amendment L.002 into two parts: Part A is the amendment without line 8, and Part B is line 8 of the amendment.

BILL: HB16-1224
TIME: 07:49:59 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Severe amendment L.002 to remove line 8 and rename line 8 amendment L.002, Part B. The remainder of the amendment is renamed amendment L.002, Part A. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1224
TIME: 07:50:42 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002, Part A (Attachment F). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





07:51 PM



Representative Lundeen made concluding remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1224
TIME: 07:52:01 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1224, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



07:53 PM



The committee was adjourned.






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