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A24E1CA9585BE6D68725822E00002738 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-113

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 7, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-113 - Postponed Indefinitely


05:01:43 PM  
Senator Garcia, sponsor, presented Senate
Bill 18-113 to the committee.  The bill establishes the existing Circle
Program, an intensive 90-day treatment program for patients with co-occurring
mental health and substance use disorders, in statute within the Department
of Human Services (DHS).

Committee members received three handouts
from Senator Garcia [Attachments E, F, and G].

05:04:01 PM  
Fran Weitzel-Callan, representing the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo, testified in support of the bill.
05:08:43 PM  

Glenn Graham, representing the Circle Program, testified in support of the bill.

05:11:06 PM  
Sandy Gutierrez, representing SyCare, testified in support of the bill.
05:13:36 PM  

Jeff Riley, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:18:05 PM  

Senator Garcia wrapped up his presentation of the bill.



Committee members commented on the bill.



05:24:32 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-113 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


05:24:54 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-113 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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