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AFB6CCDD3CE01DBF872589910011D552 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1003

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 13, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1003 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

09:14:48 PM  
The committee recessed.
09:30:24 PM  
The committee resumed.
09:30:32 PM  
Senator Cutter, prime
bill sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1003 concerning requiring the Colorado
Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to administer a mental
health screening program. CDPHE is required to select a qualified provider
to conduct the screenings through a competitive process.
09:36:58 PM  
Angela Kimball, representing
Inseparable, testified in support of the bill.




Sarah Younggren,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Nicole Johnston,
representing the Community Health Partnership, Suicide Prevention Collaborative
of El Paso County, testified in support of the bill.

09:45:22 PM  
Brenda Everett, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Mrs. Megan Maurer,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Mrs. Jodee Calm,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Nancy Eason, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
10:03:33 PM  
Luke Conrad, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Caroline Gaghen,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Izzie House, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.




Noah Vong, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.




Mr. Alex Weeks,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
10:29:16 PM  
Carolyn Martin, representing
the Christian Home Educators of Colorado, testified in opposition to the
bill.




Mrs. Sherri Yockey,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Pam Long, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Julie Deters,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
10:47:00 PM  
Mrs. Tara Roehl,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Ms. Judy Papenfuss,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Mrs. Joan Sullivan,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Mrs. Erin Meschke,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
10:59:57 PM  
Mr. Rick Padilla,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Committee members
asked Mr. Padilla questions.
11:11:22 PM  
Nicholas Martinez,
representing Transform Education Now, testified in support of the bill.




Steven Haden,
representing Envision You, testified in support of the bill.




Dr. Sarah Davidon,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:21:21 PM  
Ms. Meredith Gleitz,
representing One Colorado, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Dawn Fritz,
representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support
of the bill.




Bridget Anshus,
representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.




Elizabeth Selander,
representing Children’s Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the
bill.




Committee members
asked the panel questions.
11:37:37 PM  
Mrs. Lori Gimelshteyn,
representing Colorado Parent Advocacy Network, testified in opposition
to the bill.




Mr. Mark Tisdale,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Mrs. Jody Nickerson,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:46:58 PM  
Mr. Stephen Tool,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Carson Biederman,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ian Coggins, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.




Jason Vahling,
representing the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials
and the City and County of Broomfield, testified in support of the bill.

12:04:19 AM  
Mr. Jeremy Lane,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




John Graham, representing
themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Donna LaBelle,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Alexis Alltop,
representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:15:50 AM  
Elizabeth Wilson,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Mary Parker,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Ms. Patty Hernandez,
representing Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill.




Ian Rutherford,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Committee members
made comments to the panel.




Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment L.

12:30:33 AM  
Senator Cutter explained
amendment L.038 (Attachment M).


12:30:51 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.038 (Attachment M).
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:30:52 AM  
Senator cutter explained
amendment L.039
(Attachment
N).


12:31:25 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.039 (Attachment N).
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:31:44 AM  
Senator Cutter explained
amendment L.041

(Attachment O).


12:31:59 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.041 (Attachment O).
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:32:17 AM  
Senator Cutter explained
amendment L.042 (Attachment P).


12:32:34 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.042 (Attachment P).
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:32:35 AM  
Senator Cutter explained
L.043
(Attachment
Q).


12:34:58 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.043 (Attachment Q).
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:34:59 AM  
Senator Smallwood
explained amendment L.044 and amendment L.045 (Attachments R and S ).


12:36:20 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.044 (Attachment R).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:36:38 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.045 (Attachment S).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:36:39 AM  
Senator Cutter provided
closing remarks.


12:40:47 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1003, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich No
Smallwood No
Will No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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