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s_fin_2016a_2016-05-05t10:03:47z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/05/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1398



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1398, as amended, to the Commi


PASS







11:59 AM -- HB16-1398



Senators Martinez-Humenik and Steadman, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1398. This bill, as amended by the House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee, requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to use a competitive request-for-proposal (RFP) process to select a contractor to implement the recommendations of the Respite Care Task Force. The selected contractor must have a presence in Colorado and serve individuals with disabilities or chronic conditions by providing and coordinating respite care.



12:06 PM --
Ms. Lynn Robinson, representing Easter Seals, testified in support of the bill. Committee members received a packed of information about respite care (Attachment B).



16SenateFin0505AttachB.pdf16SenateFin0505AttachB.pdf



12:09 PM --
Ms. Coral Cosway, representing Alzheimer's Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



12:11 PM --
Ms. Marijo Rymer, representing the ARC of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



12:13 PM --
Ms. Ruth Aponte, representing Centers for Hospice and Palliative Care and herself, testified in support of the bill.





12:15 PM



Senators Martinez Humenik and Steadman made some closing comments on the bill. Committee members received amendment L.004 (Attachment C).



16SenateFin0505AttachC.pdf16SenateFin0505AttachC.pdf

BILL: HB16-1398
TIME: 12:19:20 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:




BILL: HB16-1398
TIME: 12:19:54 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1398, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
No
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE












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