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S_LG_2018A 02/27/2018 01:37:07 PM Committee Summary

Date 02/27/2018
Crowder X
Donovan *
Kefalas X
Gardner X
Martinez Humenik X
Time 01:37:07 PM to 01:59:28 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Martinez Humenik
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-174 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

SB18-174 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:37:14 PM  
Senator Gardner presented Senate Bill 18-174 to the committee. The bill updates definitions related to service providers of services for persons with developmental disabilities and clarifies the rules that must be followed in disputes concerning the civil liability of providers. The bill impacts state revenue and state and local government workload by a minimal amount on an ongoing basis.
01:40:17 PM  
Bonnie Silva and Dave DeNovellis, representing
the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), testified in
support of the bill.  Ms. Silva answered committee members' questions.
01:44:33 PM  
Ellen Jensby, representing Alliance, and Heidi Haines, representing The ARC of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:53:36 PM  
Senator Gardner answered committee members' questions.
01:53:53 PM  
Leah Pogoniler, representing HCPF, answered
committee members' questions.

01:59:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-174 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gardner
Crowder Yes
Donovan Yes
Kefalas Yes
Gardner Yes
Martinez Humenik Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

01:59:28 PM   Committee Adjourned

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details