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21FF81AB6D8CAF1C872587F7007789B0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1035

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 28, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1035 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:45:42 PM  
Senator Ginal and
Senator Rankin, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1035, which
restructures and adds two additional members to the Colorado Commission
on Aging, appointed by the Governor. In making these changes, it also specifies
various criteria for members appointed to the board, establishes initial
terms of services for members appointed after the bill's passage, and limits
members to serving no more than two consecutive full terms. The commission
is authorized to contract independent staff and to seek, accept, and expend
gifts, grants, and donations. In addition, the bill establishes a liaison
in the Department of Human Services to work with the commission and creates
a Technical Advisory Committee composed of representatives from multiple
estate agencies to support the commission's work. Finally, the bill creates
the Lifelong Colorado Initiative to support policy evaluation, data and
metrics creation, and a reporting mechanism.
02:56:38 PM  
Dr. Edward Leary,
representing the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging, was available
to answer committee questions.
03:02:11 PM  

Kara Harvey, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

03:04:30 PM  

Ms. Jane Barnes, representing the Colorado Commission on Aging, testified in support of the bill.

03:07:45 PM  
Christina Johnson,
representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition and Governor's Commission
on Aging, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:57 PM  
Jean Nofles, representing AARP, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:56 PM  

Mr. Ed Shackelford, representing self, testified to amend the bill.

03:16:04 PM  

Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Center for Aging, testified in support of the bill.

03:20:22 PM  
Nadine Bridges, representing
One Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:23 PM  
Senator Ginal introduced
and explained amendment L.006 (Attachment D)
.


03:23:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment D)
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Fields
Ginal
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Smallwood
Jaquez Lewis
Buckner
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:28:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1035, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Fields Yes
Ginal Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Buckner Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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