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s_fin_2018a_2018-05-03t11:07:20z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1416

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date May 3, 2018      
Location SCR 352



HB18-1416 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


11:56:25 AM  

Senator Todd, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1416.  The bill codifies the Office of Suicide Prevention in law, and creates the student suicide prevention grant program in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to assist school districts and public schools with developing and implementing student suicide prevention policies and training programs.  CDPHE must administer the program in consultation with the School Safety Resource Center in the Department of Public Safety.

12:03:28 PM  
Senator Coram, co-prime sponsor, commented on the bill.
12:04:44 PM  
Senator Todd responded to questions.
12:05:34 PM  
Shannon Harrison, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:10:11 PM  

Susan Marine, Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

12:14:15 PM  

Sarah Brummett, CDPHE, responded to questions from the committee.

12:24:10 PM  

Senators Coram and Todd made closing comments and responded to questions.



12:32:55 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1416 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Tate Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Smallwood No
Neville T. No
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS