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s_hhs_2016a_2016-03-09t11:16:19z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1168



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1168 to the Committee of the W PASS







11:14 AM -- HB 16-1168



Senator Scott, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1168. The bill continues the Rural Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program (program) until 2025. The program is administered by the Office of Behavioral Health in the Department of Human Services and distributes funds to rural counties to mitigate alcohol and substance abuse among rural youth and provides funding for detoxification facilities in rural counties. The committee discussed the 2015 Sunset Review: Rural Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program (Attachment A).



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11:18 AM -- Liza Tupa, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.



11:21 AM --
Daniel Darting, Signal Behavioral Health Network, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Darting responded to questions from the committee.



11:25 AM --
Saul Larsen, Department of Regulatory Agencies, responded to committee questions. Committee discussion followed.



11:33 AM



Senator Scott made closing comments.

BILL: HB16-1168
TIME: 11:34:04 AM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1168 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Newell
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Lundberg
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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