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C9774D7EBBE944B9872586D1006F25BB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1272

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 10, 2021      
Location SCR 357



HB21-1272 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:14:04 PM  
Senator Danielson,
prime sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1272. The bill provides the Office
of the Child Protection Ombudsman (Ombudsman) in the Judicial Department
with additional access to information for investigations, and exempts the
Ombudsman from supoena or testifying in a civil or criminal proceeding
in which they are not a legal party.
02:17:21 PM  
Child Protection
Ombudsman Stephanie  Villafuerte, Office of Colorado's Child Protection
Ombudsman, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:29 PM  
Dr. Becky Miller Updike, Executive Director of the Colorado Association of Family and Children's Agencies, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:17 PM  
Elizabeth Montoya,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:25:58 PM  
Ashley Chase, Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:03 PM  
Dan Winkley, Colorado
Counties, Inc., testified and responded to questions.
02:31:34 PM  
Emily Hanson, Colorado
Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.  Additional
testimony may be found at Attachment B.


02:35:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Jaquez Lewis
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Smallwood
Ginal Excused
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:36:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1272, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Excused
Fields Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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