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3F17BB9BB9BC4994872583EC00043D3E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1017

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 29, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1017 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

06:46:19 PM  

Senator Fields, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1017.  The bill creates a pilot program to employ school mental health workers in up to 10 elementary or K-8 schools that have high poverty and high need students.  Senator Fields provided two letters in support of the bill (Attachments A and B).

06:48:54 PM  

Karen Smith, representing the Colorado School Counselors Association, testified in support of the bill and provided two handouts (Attachments C and D).

06:50:26 PM  

Camille Rossi, representing the Colorado School Social Work Association and the National Association of Social Work Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

06:52:11 PM  

Mollie Martin, representing the Cherry Creek School District, testified in support of the bill.

06:57:10 PM  

Senator Fields wrapped up her presentation of the bill and discussed the bill with the committee.

06:57:20 PM  

Brita Darling, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.

07:06:32 PM  

Committee discussion on the bill continued.



07:09:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1017 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Marble
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Moreno Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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