The following persons testified regarding SB 19-136:
Mr. Anders Jacobson, representing the Department of Human Services, testified on the bill from a neutral position. He provided an update on the operation of the current pilot program.
Ms. Rebecca Wallace, representing the ACLU, testified in support of the bill. Discussion ensued regarding the "Missouri model," and the implications of expanding the pilot program. Mr. Jacobson responded to questions regarding staffing within DYS. Ms. Wallace provided input on the use of certain tactics within DYS.