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H_PHC_2019A 02/27/2019 10:44:36 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 02/27/2019
Attendance
Caraveo X
Cutter X
Gonzales-Gutierrez *
Kipp X
Landgraf X
Larson X
Liston X
Mullica X
Pelton X
Michaelson Jenet X
Singer X
Time 10:44:36 AM to 11:51:27 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Singer
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1160 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1133 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1142 Lay Over

HB19-1160 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:46:20 AM  
Representative Landgraf and Representative
Singer, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1160 to the committee.  The
bill creates a three-year mental health facility pilot program in the Department
of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).  Two entities may be selected
to participate in the pilot program, and applicants must provide residential
care, treatment, and additional services to individuals with both physical
and mental health diagnoses, and meet other specific criteria outlined
in the bill.
 
10:50:24 AM  
Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
10:51:21 AM  
Jill Hess-Campbell, Union Printers Home,
testified in support of the bill.
10:54:41 AM  
Christine Campbell, Union Printers Home,
testified in support of the bill.
11:00:19 AM  
Michele Armstrong, UCHealth Memorial Hospital,
testified in support of the bill.
11:04:02 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
11:06:46 AM  
Francesca Maes, Colorado Cross-Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
11:08:12 AM  
Gregory King, representing himself, testified
in support of the bill.
11:12:37 AM  
Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:14:47 AM  
Jennifer Melo, Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:17:58 AM  
Randy Kuykendall, CDPHE, responded to committee questions.
11:19:13 AM  
Representative Landgraf distributed amendment L.001 to the committee (Attachment A).


11:21:26 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:21:32 AM  
Representatives Landgraf and Singer gave closing remarks on the bill.
11:22:32 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:24:51 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1160, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Singer
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Excused
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1133 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

11:26:24 AM  
Representative Caraveo and Representative
Pelton, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1133 to the committee.  This
bill establishes the Colorado Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Network
(CARENetwork) and the CARENetwork Advisory Committee in CDPHE.  The
CARENetwork is created to support the provision of health services to children
age 5 and under in suspected cases of physical or sexual abuse or neglect,
and children age 12 under in suspected cases of sexual abuse.  Handouts
were distributed to the commmittee (Attachments B and C).  Amendment
L.001 was distributed to the committee (Attachment D).
11:31:11 AM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

11:32:10 AM  
Dr. Kathi Wells, Kempe Center, testified
in support of the bill.  
11:36:44 AM  
Dr. Antonia Chiesa, Kempe Center, testified
in support of the bill.
11:40:11 AM  
John Faught, Kemp Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:41 AM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
11:43:08 AM  
Diana Goldberg, Colorado Children's Alliance, testified in support of the bill.


11:47:10 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Pelton
Seconded Caraveo
Caraveo
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Kipp
Landgraf
Larson
Liston
Mullica
Pelton
Singer
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:47:13 AM  
Representatives Caraveo and Pelton gave closing remarks on the bill.


11:50:15 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1133, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Pelton
Caraveo Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Singer Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1142 - Lay Over


11:50:57 AM  
Representative Singer laid over House Bill
19-1142 until a later date.


11:51:27 AM   The committee adjourned.