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7845642B5F5AC68B87258504007640B5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-106

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 4, 2020      
Location SCR 354



SB20-106 - Lay Over


02:31:42 PM  

Senators Woodward and Ginal, prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-106, concerning the ability of homeless youth to consent to shelter or shelter services. The sponsors explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Discussion ensued regarding licensure for facilities that provide services to the homeless population, and how law enforcement accommodates homeless youth. Senator Woodward noted a forthcoming amendment.

02:40:09 PM  

Jana Ramchander, representing Thompson School District, testified in favor of SB 20-106. Kim Akeley-Cherron, representing Thompson Education Foundation, testified in support of the bill.

02:46:16 PM  
Miriam Estrada, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Darcy McClure, representing the Loveland Housing Authority, testified in support of SB 20-106. She discussed efforts to operate housing for youth in Loveland. Ms. McClure responded to questions regarding parental notification associated with services provided to youth.

02:52:41 PM  

Trevor Williams, representing the Department of Human Services, made himself available to answer questions. Mr. Williams responded to questions regarding the types of issues that lead to teen homelessness. Discussion ensued on this point. Ms. Akeley-Cherron returned to provide input on this issue.

03:02:45 PM  
Senator Woodward explained the effect of amendment L.001 (Attachment B).


03:03:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Coram
Crowder
Williams A.
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:04:47 PM  
The committee recessed.


03:22:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-106, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Crowder
Seconded
Bridges
Coram
Crowder
Williams A.
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Withdrawn
03:22:06 PM  
The committee returned to order. Discussion ensued regarding waiting on action for the bill to work on amendments. Representative Williams laid over SB 20-106.






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