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s_fin_2017a_2017-05-04t10:38:47z10 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1264



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment J.002 (Attachment T). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1264, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







04:53 PM -- HB17-1264



Senator Martinez Humenik and Senator Jahn, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1264, which adds local Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) ombudsmen to the State Ombudsman's office, and outlines provisions related to the training and authority of the local PACE ombudsmen. The bill specifies time frames for the State PACE ombudsman to complete duties and functions concerning implementation of local PACE ombudsmen, including establishing statewide policies for investigating and resolving complaints related to PACE programs and creating a training and certification process for local PACE ombudsmen. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is responsible for operating the local PACE ombudsman program under contract, grant, or agreement between the department and service providers. DHS will report to the Joint Budget Committee and legislative committees of reference concerning the state Long-Term Care Ombudsman and state PACE ombudsman programs. Senator Martinez Humenik distributed Amendment J.002 (Attachment T).



17SenateFin0504AttachT.pdf17SenateFin0504AttachT.pdf



04:58 PM --
Leah McMahon, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:58 PM --
Shannon Gimbel, representing the Denver Regional Council of Governments, testified in support of the bill.



04:58 PM --
Jeanette Hensley, representing the Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bll.

BILL: HB17-1264
TIME: 04:59:42 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment J.002 (Attachment T). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kagan
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1264
TIME: 05:01:57 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1264, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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