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h_phc_2018a_2018-04-24t13:33:18z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1390

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 24, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



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.