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35CA15627737266C87258263006B830F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1065

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Apr 2, 2018      
Location SCR 352



HB18-1065 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:34:20 PM  

Senator Lambert explained HB18-1065, concerning discipline of a Department of Human Services (DHS) employee when the employee is found to have mistreated a vulnerable person.

01:36:19 PM  

Sarah Wager, Director of Administrative Solutions in the DHS, spoke in support of the bill.  She emphasized that the bill offers more robust protection for the vulnerable in the care of DHS.  She further explained the disciplinary action process against an employee in such instances. 

01:39:40 PM  

Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, spoke in support of the bill.  She relayed that it is an important bill that protects seniors and other vulnerable persons.

01:40:52 PM  

Senator Lambert made closing remarks. 



01:43:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1065 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coram
Seconded
Coram Yes
Fields Yes
Kagan Yes
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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