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H_PHC_2018A 04/24/2018 01:33:18 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 04/24/2018
Attendance
Beckman *
Catlin X
Everett X
Ginal X
Hooton *
Landgraf X
Lontine X
Michaelson Jenet *
Pettersen *
Ransom X
Winkler *
Danielson X
Singer X
Time 01:33:18 PM to 03:26:27 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1219 Postponed Indefinitely
HB18-1380 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1390 Committee Discussion Only
HB18-1363 Amended, referred to House Finance

HB18-1219 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:34:46 PM  

Representative McKean, bill sponsor, requested that the committee postpone indefinitely House Bill 18-1219, which would give Program for All-inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) providers access to read-only information in CMBS to monitor clients' Medicaid eligibility.



01:34:55 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1219 indefinitely.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Catlin
Beckman Excused
Catlin Yes
Everett Yes
Ginal Yes
Hooton Excused
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Pettersen Excused
Ransom Yes
Winkler Excused
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 5   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1380 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:35:05 PM  
Representative Exum and Representative Weissman, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1380 to the committee. The bill expands the Property Tax/Rent/Heat Rebate by allowing renters of tax exempt apartment buildings to claim the rebate and adjusts rebate amounts for inflation.
01:41:25 PM  
A handout was distributed to the committee [Attachment A].
01:43:04 PM  
Representative Weissman responded to committee questions.
01:43:19 PM  
Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
01:44:06 PM  
Shannon Mackenzie, Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:45:57 PM  
Kathleen Flynn, AARP, testified in support of the bill.
01:51:12 PM  
Jack Regenbogen, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:32 PM  
Jeanette Hensley, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
01:56:59 PM  
Fran Maes, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
01:58:18 PM  
Andrew Bennett, Energy Outreach Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:00:36 PM  
Elizabeth Cheever, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.
02:02:42 PM  
Shari Foreman-Tizeno, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:04:14 PM  

Representatives Exum and Weissman gave concluding remarks on the bill.



02:09:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1380 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Danielson
Beckman Excused
Catlin No
Everett No
Ginal Yes
Hooton Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pettersen Yes
Ransom No
Winkler Yes
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1390 - Committee Discussion Only


02:10:05 PM  
Representative Ransom and Representative
Singer, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1390 to the committee.  The
bill allows parents to enter into an authorized agreement with another
person to take care of their child for less than six months.  Parents
who have had their parental rights terminated or who are named as a respondent
in an open dependency and neglect case are not eligible to enter such an
agreement.
02:14:56 PM  
Representatives Ransom and Singer responded to committee questions.
02:17:17 PM  
Representative Danielson proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:23:54 PM  
Kelly McFadden, Safe Families for Children, testified in support of the bill.
02:26:46 PM  
Ken Norwood, Safe Families for Children, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:13 PM  
Benjamin Waters, Safe Families for Children,
testified in support of the bill.
02:29:33 PM  
Ms. McFadden, Mr. Norwood, and Mr. Waters responded to committee questions.
02:32:34 PM  
Lauren Harvey, Denver Human Services, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:35:30 PM  
Leslie Irwin, Boulder County Commissioner's Office, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:39:53 PM  
Ms. Irwin responded to committee questions.
02:42:46 PM  
Gen Manco, Colorado Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:46:38 PM  
Ruchi Kapoor, Office of Respondent Parents'
Council, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
02:50:26 PM  
Riley Kitts, Department of Human Services, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
02:53:06 PM  
Mr. Kitts responded to committee questions.
02:55:36 PM  
Dennis Desparrois, Department of Human
Services, came to the table to respond to committee questions.
02:56:10 PM  
Ms. Kapoor responded to committee questions.
02:57:35 PM  
Representative Singer responded to committee questions. Committee discussion ensued.
03:00:35 PM  
Representative Danielson laid the bill over for action.



HB18-1363 - Amended, referred to House Finance


03:01:24 PM  
Representative Singer, bill sponsor, presented
House Bill 18-1363 to the committee.  
The
bill codifies various recommendations from the Child Support Commission.

03:03:33 PM  
Representative Singer distributed amendment L.002 to the committee [Attachment B].
03:04:10 PM  
Representative Danielson proceeded with
witness testimony on the bill.
03:05:56 PM  
Jeffrey Ball, Child Support Commission,
testified in support of the bill.
03:07:06 PM  
Ki'i Powell, Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
03:09:26 PM  
Lara Delka, City and County of Denver and
the Child Support Commission, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:02 PM  
Larry Desbien, Department of Human Services
and the Child Support Commission, testified in support of the bill.  
03:12:54 PM  
Ms. Delka, Mr. Desbien, and Mr. Ball responded
to committee questions.
03:19:59 PM  

Rep. Singer explained amendment L.002 (Attachment B).



03:21:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Singer
Seconded Ginal
Beckman
Catlin
Everett
Ginal
Hooton
Landgraf
Lontine
Michaelson Jenet
Pettersen
Ransom
Winkler
Danielson
Singer
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:21:03 PM  
Representative Singer responded to committee
questions and gave concluding remarks.


03:26:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1363, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Singer
Seconded Landgraf
Beckman Yes
Catlin Yes
Everett No
Ginal Yes
Hooton Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pettersen Yes
Ransom Yes
Winkler Yes
Danielson Yes
Singer Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:26:27 PM   Committee Adjourned