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4B96269D31E5C8B88725899F00088C73 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1153

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 27, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1153 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


07:33:24 PM  
Senators Rodriguez and Pelton, co-prime bill sponsors, opened on House Bill 23-1153 relating to pathways to behavioral health care. Members of the committee asked questions of the sponsors.
07:42:13 PM  
Dr. Donna Lynne,
representing Denver Health, testified in support of the bill.




Mark Falcone,
representing Center City Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.




Katie First, representing
Colorado Counties Inc, testified in support of the bill.




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




Commissioner Tamara
Pogue, representing Summit County/Colorado Counties Inc., testified in
support of the bill.
07:52:39 PM  
Director of the Office
of Civil and Forensic Mental Health Leora Jospeh, representing Colorado
Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.




Bridget Anshus,
representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
07:56:50 PM  
Director of Homeless
Initiatives Cole Chandler, representing the Colorado Department of Human
Services, testified in support of the bill.




Alexis Alltop,
representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

08:02:27 PM  
Senators Rodriguez and Pelton gave closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee gave closing remarks.


08:06:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1153 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Excused
Smallwood Yes
Will Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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