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E1695EBA774A429687258AAE006104C1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-001

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Jan 24, 2024      
Location SCR 357



SB24-001 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


10:39:45 AM  
Senators Michaelson
Jenet and Cutter, primary bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 24-001,
which continues the I Matter program and makes changes to vendor procurement
and reporting requirements for the program.
10:43:43 AM  
Dr. Kelly Causey, representing Behavioral Health Administration, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. David Keller, representing American Academy of Pediatrics- Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Rebecca Orsi-Hunt, representing Kempe Foundation, testified in support of the bill.

Riley Haleen, representing NAMI-Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Caitlin Hochul, representing Inseparable, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked the panel questions.

11:06:50 AM  
Carolyn Martin, representing Christian Home Educators of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

Amanda Monk, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Ms. Amanda Budimlya, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Judy Papenfuss, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:21:13 AM  
Laura Love, representing Children’s Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Megan Axelrod, representing Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.

Steven Haden, representing Envision You, testified in support of the bill.

Bridget Anshus, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

11:32:58 AM  
Ms. Dawn Fritz, representing
Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill.



Dr. Anne Frank, representing American Academy of Pediatrics - Colorado
Chapter, testified in support of the bill.



Additional written testimony was provided to the committee (Attachment
A).
11:39:35 AM  
Senator Michaelson
Jenet moved and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).


11:41:18 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Michaelson Jenet
Mullica
Rich
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:41:20 AM  
Senator Michaelson Jenet and Cutter provided closing remarks on the bill.
11:44:30 AM  
Committee members provided closing remarks.


11:48:16 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-001, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich No
Smallwood Yes
Will No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details