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176BCF7DBD4FBCFD872586C3006FD397 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1122

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 26, 2021      
Location SCR 357



HB21-1122 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:21:51 PM  
Senator Kolker, prime
sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1122 and responded to questions. The bill
creates the Commission on Improving First Responder Interactions with Persons
with Disabilities in the Attorney General's Office to review training for
first responders to enhance interactions with people with disabilities.
   
02:22:43 PM  
Ms. Coral Cosway,
Alzheimer's Association, testified to amend the bill.
02:25:53 PM  
Ms. Ali Thompson,Colorado
Developmental Disabilities Council, testified in support of the bill.
02:30:29 PM  
Ms Jeanette Hensley,
Colorado Senior Lobby, testified to amend the bill to include persons with
dementia diseases and related disabilities.
02:33:10 PM  
Committee members commented about the bill and the witness testimony.
02:36:27 PM  
Dr. Erika Liljedahl,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:39:03 PM  
Ms. Jennifer Levin,
The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:42:06 PM  
Ms. Jennifer Roberts,
Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



Additional written testimony may be found at Attachment D.

02:46:39 PM  
Senator Kolker, bill
sponsor, presented amendment L.011 (Attachment E) and responded to questions
about the bill.



Conrad Imel, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions
about the bill.


02:47:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment E).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Hisey
Jaquez Lewis
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:06:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1122, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Hisey Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Kirkmeyer No
Simpson Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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