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EE49098161C3C685872587ED006B81D8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 18, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

HB22-1143 - Referred to House Finance

12:34:19 PM  
Representative Bradfield, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1143, concerning the continuation of the State Auxiliary Services Program to provide auxiliary services to state agencies. The bill requires the Colorado Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind to continue the operations of the state auxiliary services program indefinitely and expand the program to include all state agencies, including the Governor’s Office. It establishes a new advisory board to oversee the implementation of the bill’s requirements.
12:42:25 PM  

Dr. Patricia Yeager, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Edie Busam, representing self, testified in support of the bill. She read a statement on behalf of Staci Nichols, representing Northwest Colorado Center for Independence, in support of the bill.

DeAnna Rumsey, representing the Independence Center, testified in support of the bill.

Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment C).

12:52:06 PM  

Jake Carias, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions from the committee about the fiscal note.

Yolanda Webb, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, responded to questions from the committee.

12:54:43 PM  
Representative Bradfield providing closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

12:58:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1143 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Bradfield
Seconded Cutter
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hanks Excused
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Lindsay Yes
Sirota Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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