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Date: 04/19/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1207



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment D). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment E). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1207, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







12:34 PM -- HB 17-1207



Senator Priola, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1207 and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B). This bill states that no juvenile aged 10, 11, or 12 may be ordered to detention in the Division of Youth Corrections (DYC) within the Department of Human Services unless he or she was arrested for a felony or a weapons charge.



170419 AttachB.pdf170419 AttachB.pdf



12:37 PM --
Linda Weinerman, Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill.



12:45 PM --
Mike Valentine, Arapahoe County Attorney's Office and Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.



12:50 PM --
Robert Werthwein, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.



12:52 PM --
Andrea Berger, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.



12:56 PM



Mr. Werthwein responded to questions.





01:05 PM --
Peg Rudden, Court Appointed Special Advocates in Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





01:09 PM --
Dan Makelky, Douglas County Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.





01:13 PM



Senator Priola made closing comments. Amendments L.005, L.008, and L.009 were distributed to the committee (Attachments C, D, and E). Committee discussion followed.



170419 AttachC.pdf170419 AttachC.pdf170419 AttachD.pdf170419 AttachD.pdf170419 AttachE.pdf170419 AttachE.pdf

BILL: HB17-1207
TIME: 01:18:40 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C). 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: HB17-1207
TIME: 01:19:20 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment E). 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: HB17-1207
TIME: 01:19:38 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008 (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: HB17-1207
TIME: 01:19:59 PM
MOVED: Crowder
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1207, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0, with one excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Excused
Crowder
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



01:20 PM



Senator Smallwood adjourned the meeting.












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