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s_hhs_2017a_2017-04-12t10:50:38z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/12/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1280



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1280 to the Committee of the W PASS







11:20 AM -- HB 17-1280



Senator Gardner, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1280. The rengrossed bill updates current law concerning disability trusts in order to conform with federal law. Under current law, a disability trust is funded by the assets of an individual under the age of 65 who is disabled, and is established for the benefit of the individual by his or her parent, grandparent, guardian, or the court. This bill amends the definition of a disability trust to include one that is established by the disabled individual.



11:22 AM -- Marijo Rymer, The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



11:24 AM --
Leia Ursery, Colorado Bar Association, responded to questions from the committee.



11:30 AM



Senator Gardner made closing comments.

BILL: HB17-1280
TIME: 11:30:29 AM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1280 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation for 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



11:31 AM



Senator Smallwood adjourned the meeting.












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