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CD2B89F9A7EB91C8872588000075B60C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1090

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 9, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1090 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:25:45 PM  
Senator Buckner and Senator Smallwood, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1090, which amends the statutory definition of "neglect." It specifies that a child is not neglected when allowed to participate in independent activities considered safe by a reasonable parent, guardian or legal custodian based on the child’s maturity and development.
02:37:55 PM  
Ms. Brinley Sheffield, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:11 PM  
Mrs. Christa Sheffield, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:18 PM  
The committee asked
the panel questions.
02:47:17 PM  
Mrs. Courtney Judd, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:33 PM  
Ms. Kia Ruiz, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
02:54:26 PM  
Ashley Chase, representing
the Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:36 PM  
Mrs. April Hawley, representing Christian Home Educators of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:33 PM  
Melanie Jordan, representing
Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified in support of the bill.
Additional written testimony can be found in Attachment B
.
02:58:34 PM  
Senator Buckner and
Senator Smallwood provided closing remarks.


03:04:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1090 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Buckner
Seconded
Fields Excused
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Buckner Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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