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96BAFFE924B5FC5D872586E20070D389 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1313

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 27, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB21-1313 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:32:25 PM  
Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, presented HB 21-1313. The bill allows the Office of the Child Protection Ombudsman (CPO) to self-initiate an independent and impartial investigation and ongoing review of the safety and well-being of unaccompanied immigrant children residing in a state-licensed residential child care facility and who are in the custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.
02:34:37 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be found in
Attachment B.
02:34:48 PM  
Lisa Ward, representing Denver Health, testified in support of the bill. Deputy Child Protection Ombudsman Jordan Steffen, representing The Office of Colorado's Child Protection Ombudsman, was available to answer committee questions.


02:39:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1313 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Holbert No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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