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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-01t13:33:42z14 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1064

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 1, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1064 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


04:41:28 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:41:42 PM  
The committee returned to order.
04:42:55 PM  

Senator Coram, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1064.  This bill allows funds from the Colorado Children's Trust Fund (CCTF) to be used to develop, promote, maintain, and monitor a research-based child sexual abuse prevention training model.  The bill expands current training to include all persons who interact with young children, including parents, childcare providers, teachers, and any other mandatory reporter.  Finally, the bill adds a component to the voluntary child care credentialing system for education and training on the prevention of child sexual abuse.

04:44:44 PM  
Mary Martin, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
04:45:57 PM  
Jade Woodard, representing Illuminate Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:47:38 PM  
Christina Walker, representing Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill.
04:49:09 PM  
Corey Engle, representing the Bridge Project, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:48 PM  

Senators Coram and Fields wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.  The committee was provided with a handout [Attachment H].

04:57:13 PM  
Senator Fields responded to questions about the fiscal note.
04:57:37 PM  
Ms. Woodard returned to the table to respond to questions about the fiscal impact of the bill.
05:00:51 PM  
Aaron Carpenter, representing Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to questions about the fiscal note.
05:04:20 PM  

Kendra Dunn, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, came to the table to respond to questions about the fiscal note.  She did not sign up on the witness sheet.

05:09:51 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
05:17:53 PM  
Senator Coram made some closing remarks.
05:18:16 PM  
Committee discussion continued.


05:31:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1064 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble No
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS