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328346B71F770E4987258816006CC9FF Hearing Summary


Date Mar 31, 2022      
Location SCR 352

HB22-1224 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:48:18 PM  

Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, explained House Bill 22-1224, concerning theft of public benefits. 

Committee members asked questions about what constitutes public benefits theft. 


01:52:37 PM  

Rochelle Larson, representing Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified to amend the bill. She discussed public benefits forms.  

Ellen Giarratana, representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill. She discussed public benefit forms, inaccurate information, and prosecutions. 

Committee members asked questions about the intent of the bill.

02:05:57 PM  

Senator Gonzales made closing remarks.

02:07:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1224 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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