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h_phc_2017a_2017-01-31t13:31:41z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/31/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1052



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1052 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:56 PM -- HB17-1052



Representative Beckman, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1052 to the committee. The bill increases the flexibility of the Child Welfare Allocation Committee and the Colorado Department of Human Services to consider various factors affecting the population of children in need of child welfare services when determining the formula for allocating county child welfare funding. Specifically, it removes the requirement that county funding allocations, expenditures, and caseloads over the previous three years be considered when setting the formula, as well as the prior year spending on and the number of families provided preventative family preservation services.



02:00 PM



Representative Beckman responded to questions from the committee regarding congregate care and block grants for rural communities.



02:04 PM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County Commissioners and Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Ms. Kirkmeyer responded to questions from the committee.



02:20 PM



Committee members continued to dialogue with Ms. Kirkmeyer regarding child welfare allocations.



02:28 PM



Representative Beckman gave concluding remarks on her bill.

BILL: HB17-1052
TIME: 02:30:20 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1052 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with one excused.
SECONDED: Hooton
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Landgraf
Excused
Lewis
Yes
Liston
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:33 PM



Representative Singer adjourned the meeting.












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