Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

s_hhs_2017a_2017-02-16t13:30:40z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/16/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1046



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


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

Refer House Bill 17-1046, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:05 PM -- HB 17-1046



Senator Donovan, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1046. This bill updates terms in statute that refer to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using outdated terminology. Under current law, the terms mentally retarded, mentally deficient person, mental deficiency, and mentally deficient are used; this bill replaces those terms with intellectual and developmental disability. Additionally, it replaces mental defect with mental illness, and physical defect with physical disability.





03:06 PM --
Marijo Rymer, The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





03:09 PM --
Connor Long, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Committee comments and questions followed.



3:14 PM



Senator Aguilar distributed amendment L.002 (Attachment K).



170216 AttachK.pdf170216 AttachK.pdf

BILL: HB17-1046
TIME: 03:15:45 PM
MOVED: Aguilar
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment K). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Crowder
Kefalas
Martinez Humenik
Smallwood
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1046
TIME: 03:18:50 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1046, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.