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22B61BC49ED4C9C38725899E0001624B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1236

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 26, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1236 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

06:15:10 PM  
The committee recessed.
06:15:21 PM  
The committee resumed.
06:15:52 PM  
Senator Kolker, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1236 concerning delineating certain administrative responsibilities between the recently created Behavioral Health Administration and the Department of Human Services, and makes clarifications and modifications to the administration’s statute.
06:19:39 PM  
Dr. Vincent Atchity,
representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.




Deputy Medicaid
Director Cristen Bates, representing the Colorado Department of Health
Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
06:29:14 PM  
Ms. Summer Gathercole,
representing Behavioral Health Administration, testified in support of
the bill.




Ms. Edie Sonn,
representing Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified in support
of the bill.




Kristin Weissinger,
representing Contexture, testified to amend the bill.




Mr. Ryan Templeton,
representing Behavioral Health Administration, was available to answer
committee questions.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
07:12:54 PM  
Senator Kolker explained
amendment L.025 (Attachment B).


07:13:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.025 (Attachment B).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Winter F.
Ginal
Fields Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:14:06 PM  
Senator Kolker explained
amendment L.026 (Attachment C).


07:14:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.026 (Attachment C).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Winter F.
Ginal
Fields Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:15:09 PM  
Senator Kolker explained
amendment L.027 (Attachment D).


07:15:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.027 (Attachment D).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Winter F.
Ginal
Fields Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:15:41 PM  
Senator Kolker explained
amendment L.028 (Attachment E).


07:15:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.028 (Attachment E).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Winter F.
Ginal
Fields Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:16:14 PM  
Senator Kolker explained
amendment L.029 (Attachment F).


07:16:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.029 (Attachment F).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will Excused
Winter F.
Ginal
Fields Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:18:35 PM  
Committee members provided closing remarks.


07:19:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1236, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Smallwood No
Will Excused
Winter F. Excused
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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