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06E27023EE75A781872583D90083106C Hearing Summary


Date Apr 11, 2019      
Location HCR 0112

HB19-1304 - Referred to House Appropriations

05:51:43 PM  

The committee recessed.

05:56:02 PM  

The committee returned to order. Representatives D. Valdez and Will, prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1304, concerning the death reimbursement paid by an agency that provides public assistance for the final disposition of a deceased indigent person.  Discussion ensued regarding the fiscal impact of the bill. The following person testified regarding HB 19-1304:

Mr. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Committee members received a fact sheet supporting the bill (Attachment H).  Mr. Bergman explained the need for the legislation. Mr. Bergman responded to questions regarding the reimbursement process for counties for final disposition. Mr. Chris Creighton, Legislative Council Staff, provided input on the issue, and discussed the source of funding for the bill's programming.

06:08:01 PM  

No amendments were offered to HB 19-1304. The sponsors provided closing remarks in support of the bill.

06:10:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1304 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Herod
Seconded Galindo
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Galindo Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Excused
Roberts Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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