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S_HHS_2021A 04/21/2021 01:29:49 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 04/21/2021
Attendance
Buckner *
Jaquez Lewis X
Kirkmeyer X
Simpson X
Smallwood X
Ginal X
Fields X
Time 01:29:49 PM to 02:19:05 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Fields
This Report was prepared by Ken Cole
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1220 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1220 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:30:10 PM  
Senator Fields, prime
sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1220. The bill enacts several recommendations
of the Colorado Child Support Commission, including the establishment,
calculation, and enforcement of child support.  
01:32:31 PM  
Mr. Zaven Saroyan,
Colorado Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified in opposition
to the bill.
01:37:44 PM  
Jeff Ball, Chair, Child Support Enforcement Commission, testified in support of the bill.
01:40:57 PM  
Mr. Larry Desbien,
Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.



Additional written testimony may be found at Attachment A.

01:43:50 PM  
Mr. Ball and Mr.
Desbien responded to questions.
01:56:05 PM  
Discussion continued.
02:01:50 PM  
Senator Fields discussed the need for the bill and responded to questions.
02:06:59 PM  
Michael Dohr, Office
of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions.  Senator Fields
also responded to questions.


02:18:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1220 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson No
Smallwood No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:19:05 PM   The committee adjourned.






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