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h_phc_2018a_2018-05-08t13:50:23z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-270

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 8, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-270 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:50:32 PM  

Representative Pettersen and Representative Wist, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-270 to the committee.  The bill requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to establish a statewide program to refer high-risk individuals to community transition services after receiving treatment in an acute treatment center, crisis service facility, withdrawal management facility, or hospital.

01:56:03 PM  
Representatives Pettersen and Wist responded to committee questions.
01:56:04 PM  

Representative Singer proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

02:01:20 PM  
Joshua Ewing, Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:05:03 PM  

Evan Silverman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment A).  

02:07:49 PM  
Camille Harding, DHS, testified in support of the bill.
02:16:46 PM  
Moe Keller, Mental Heath Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:07 PM  
Ms. Harding and Mr. Silverman responded to committee questions.
02:23:48 PM  
Representatives Wist and Pettersen gave concluding remarks on the bill.


02:26:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-270 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Ginal
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