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h_phc_2017a_2017-04-04t13:31:33z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/04/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1304



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1304 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:12 PM -- HB 17-1304



Representative Ransom and Representative Singer presented House Bill 17-1304 to the committee. Under current law, a child legally available for adoption must be present in the state at the time the petition for adoption is filed. This bill allows an adoption petition to be filed for a child located out of state if the child has been under a Colorado court's jurisdiction for at least six months. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions regarding the bill.



02:23 PM --
Jeanne Banghart, Boulder County, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Banghart responded to questions from the committee.



02:29 PM --
Jennifer Bergdolt, Larimer County, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Bergdolt responded to questions from the committee.



02:37 PM --
Dorothy Macias, Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Macias responded to questions from the committee.



02:45 PM



Representative Singer and Representative Ransom gave concluding remarks.

BILL: HB17-1304
TIME: 02:46:25 PM
MOVED: Ransom
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1304 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with one excused.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Excused
Landgraf
Yes
Lewis
Yes
Liston
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:48 PM



The committee adjourned.








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