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s_hhs_2017a_2017-04-19t11:12:41z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/19/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1304



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1304 to the Committee of the W PASS







11:55 AM -- HB 17-1304



Senators Smallwood and Kefalas, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1304. Under current law, a child legally available for adoption must be present in the state at the time the petition for adoption is filed. This bill allows an adoption petition to be filed for a child located out of state if the child has been under a Colorado court's jurisdiction for at least six months.



11:59 AM -- Jeanne Banghart, Boulder County Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill.



12:07 PM -- Jennifer Bergdolt, Larimer County Attorney's Office, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.



12:13 PM



Senators Smallwood and Kefalas made closing comments.


BILL: HB17-1304
TIME: 12:14:15 PM
MOVED: Kefalas
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1304 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed without objection.
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 Without Objection














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