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s_hhs_2017a_2017-02-23t13:31:35z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/23/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1011



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1011, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:54 PM -- HB 17-1011



Senator Tate, prime sponsor, presented the House Bill 17-1011. The reengrossed bill requires mental health professionals to notify former clients that records may not be maintained after seven years. This notice is to be sent to the last known address of the client within 30 days after the end of the client's treatment. Any complaint filed with the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) against a mental health professional alleging a maintenance of records violation must be made within seven years after the former client discovered or reasonably should have discovered the violation. The applicable board in the Division of Professions and Occupations must either take disciplinary action on the complaint or dismiss the complaint within two years.



02:56 PM --
Dr. Reo Leslie, Colorado Mental Health Professional Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:59 PM --
Mary Ann Ursich, Colorado Mental Health Professional Association, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.



03:03 PM -- James Pinkney, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



03:06 PM --
James Hoysick, Colorado Mental Health Professional Association, testified in support of the bill.



03:08 PM



Amendment L.004 was distributed to the committee (Attachment D).

170223 AttachD.pdf170223 AttachD.pdf
BILL: HB17-1011
TIME: 03:09:43 PM
MOVED: Kefalas
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D). 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: HB17-1011
TIME: 03:12:56 PM
MOVED: Kefalas
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1011, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. 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














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