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22236DC24FED91FF87258AFA00668A62 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 9, 2024      
Location HCR 0112

HB24-1377 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

12:40:03 PM  
The committee was
placed in a brief recess.
12:40:04 PM  
The committee came back to order.
12:41:37 PM  
The primary bill
sponsors, Representatives Marvin and Young, introduced House Bill 24-1377
to the House Health and Human Services Committee. The bill allows a court-appointed
special advocate to provide independent and objective information about
children and youth, instead of just children. Under current law, youth
is defined as someone under the age of 21.
12:44:38 PM  
Jenny Bender, respresenting
Colorado CASA, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Bob Grant,
representing CASA of the 17th, testified in support of the bill.

Cara Nord, representing
Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified to amend the bill.

A handout was
provided to members of the committee (Attachment D).
12:52:11 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
12:56:14 PM  
The primary bill sponsors, Representatives Marvin and Young, provided closing comments on House Bill 24-1377.

01:00:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1377 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Young
Seconded Lieder
Bradfield Yes
Bradley Yes
Brown Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hernandez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lieder Yes
Lukens Yes
McCormick Yes
Ortiz Excused
Weinberg Yes
Young Yes
Daugherty Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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