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S_HHS_2021A 03/16/2021 10:26:58 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 03/16/2021
Attendance
Buckner X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kirkmeyer X
Simpson X
Smallwood X
Story X
Ginal X
Time 10:26:58 AM to 10:39:54 AM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Ken Cole
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-117 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

SB21-117 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


10:28:23 AM  
Senator Moreno, bill
sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-117 and responded to questions.

The bill:


 aligns
the definition of students in out-of-home placement with the definition
of students who are in the custody of county departments of human or social
services;


 allows
school districts to establish required transportation plans by regions;


 allows
boards of cooperative educational services to establish transportation
plans on behalf of a district, and


 codifies
the use of state-approved invoices and forms related to transportation
services for foster youth.

10:33:36 AM  
Benjamin Waters, representing Fostering Colorado, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions.
10:36:46 AM  
Senator Moreno provided closing remarks about the bill.


10:39:46 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-117 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:39:54 AM   The committee adjourned.