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4513E085AEB13D24872586E1001A9000 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1281

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 25, 2021      
Location Old State Library



HB21-1281 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


10:50:21 PM  
Senator Pettersen, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1281. The bill creates the Community Behavioral Health Disaster Preparedness and Response Program in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The program is intended to enhance, support, and formalize behavioral health disaster preparedness and response activities of community behavioral health organizations.
10:53:05 PM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be
found in Attachment L.
10:53:33 PM  
Frank Cornelia, representing Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Kirsten Anderson, representing Aurora Mental Health Center, testified in support of the bill.
10:58:37 PM  
The bill sponsor gave closing remarks.


11:01:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1281 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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