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EC28D640F5281A41872589970075715C Hearing Summary


Date Apr 20, 2023      
Location LSB B

HB23-1197 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

03:22:49 PM  
Senator Danielson, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1197, concerning requiring the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to engage in a stakeholder process to address concerns and identify viable solutions for individuals who receive long-term services and supports from host home providers. The bill specifies the topics that the stakeholder process must address. By January 2025, HCPF must report on their findings from the stakeholder process as part of their SMART Act hearing presentation.
03:29:42 PM  
Ms. Carrie Gagnon,
representingthe  Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in
support of the bill.

Ms. Janet Foos,
representing ArcvThrift, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members
provided remarks to the panel.
03:37:21 PM  
Jonathan Singer,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Julie Reiskin,
representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support
of the bill.
03:45:18 PM  
Hanni Raley, representing
The Arc of Aurora, testified in support of the bill.

Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment E.

03:49:21 PM  
Senator Danielson provided closing remarks.

03:53:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1197 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Buckner Yes
Cutter Excused
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Lundeen No
Mullica Yes
Rich Yes
Will Yes
Ginal Excused
Fields Excused
Final YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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