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BD7F0015277B53D3872583DD006B679F Hearing Summary


Date Apr 15, 2019      
Location SCR 352

HB19-1219 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:33:10 PM  

Senator Lee called the meeting to order. 

Senator Crowder, sponsor, explained HB 19-1219, concerning modernization of the permanency hearing statutes. 

01:34:55 PM  

Gretchen Russo, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, spoke in support of the bill.  She discussed how permanency placements for children is an integral part of child welfare system.

Jennifer Mullenbach, representing Jefferson County, testified in support of the bill. She discussed her work on this issue. 

01:38:14 PM  

Cara Nord, representing the Office of the Child's Representative, spoke in support of the bill.  She discussed reunification efforts and the bill. 

01:39:27 PM  

Ruchi Kapoor, representing the Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, spoke in support of the bill.  She discussed kinship placements and other priorities.

01:42:35 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1219 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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