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s_hhs_2017a_2017-02-22t10:58:00z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/22/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1052



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


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







11:40 AM -- HB 17-1052



Senator Smallwood, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 1052. The bill increases the flexibility of the Child Welfare Allocation Committee and the Colorado Department of Human Services (DHS) 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.





11:42 AM --
Barbara Kirkmeyer, Weld County Board of County Commissioners and Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Kirkmeyer responded to questions.


BILL: HB17-1052
TIME: 11:53:39 AM
MOVED: Smallwood
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1052 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



11:54 AM



The meeting adjourned.












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