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h_phc_2018a_2018-05-01t14:07:27z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-145

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 1, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



SB18-145 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:30:59 PM  

Representative Ginal, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-145 to the committee.  The bill implements recommendations from the 2017 Employment First Advisory Partnership initial report on its strategic plan.  The recommendations in the bill include requiring training or certification of all providers of supported employment services for persons with disabilities; establishing a fee for the discovery process alternative assessment tool; and increasing data collection efforts.  A handout was ditributed to the committee (Attachmemnt B).

03:33:09 PM  

Representative Michaelson Jenet proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

03:33:20 PM  
Cari Brown, The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:45 PM  
Stacey Whiteside, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:36:19 PM  

Randy Bordersen, Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

03:38:57 PM  
Ms. Whiteside and Ms. Brown responded to committee questions.
03:44:12 PM  
Representative Ginal gave concluding remarks on the bill.
03:45:15 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


03:48:06 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-145 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Lontine
Beckman No
Catlin No
Everett Excused
Ginal Yes
Hooton Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Rosenthal Yes
Winkler No
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Danielson Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS