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16D2502CAF41FB9F8725899700733306 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 20, 2023      
Location LSB B

SB23-289 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

02:58:18 PM  
Senator Zenzinger, co-prime bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 23-289 concerning requiring the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to seek federal authorization through an amendment to the state medical assistance plan to implement the community first choice option.
03:06:52 PM  
Director - Office
of Community Living Bonnie Silva, representing the Colorado Department
of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Julie Reiskin,
representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support
of the bill.

The committee
asked the panel questions.
03:14:32 PM  
David Bolin, representing
Colorado Long-Term Assistance Service Providers, testified in support of
the bill.

Ms. Megan Bowser,
representing Family Voices Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:42 PM  
The committe recessed.
03:21:49 PM  
The committe resumed.

03:22:17 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-289 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lundeen
Buckner Yes
Cutter Excused
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Lundeen Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Will Excused
Ginal Excused
Fields Excused
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 4   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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