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HB 19-1193

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 17, 2019
  • Passed House Apr 17, 2019
  • Passed Senate Apr 27, 2019
  • Governor

Behavioral Health Supports For High-risk Families

Abstract

Access to behavioral health supports for high-risk families - pregnant and parenting women - high-risk families cash fund - child care services and substance use disorder treatment pilot program - regional mobile child care model - appropriation. The act amends existing programs that provide access to substance use disorder treatment to pregnant and parenting women up to one year postpartum. The act creates child care pilot programs for parenting women engaged in substance use disorder treatment. The act: Encourages health care practitioners and county departments of human or social services to identify pregnant women and parenting women for a needs assessment to determine needed services; Authorizes the state department of human services (state department) to use state money to provide residential substance use disorder treatment to pregnant and parenting women until such time as those services are covered under the state program of medical assistance and authorized under federal law; Creates the high-risk families cash fund (cash fund) in the office of behavioral health in the state department to increase capacity for and provide services to high-risk parents, including pregnant and parenting women, and for services for high-risk children and youth with behavioral health disorders. The state treasurer shall transfer unencumbered money in the cash fund to certain programs listed in the act. Creates the child care services and substance use disorder treatment pilot program (pilot program) as a two-generation initiative in the state department, and awards pilot program grants to enhance existing child care resource and referral programs and increase child care navigation capacity to serve pregnant and parenting women seeking or participating in substance use disorder treatment; Awards pilot program grants to enhance the capacity of the existing child care resource and referral program's centralized call center to serve pregnant and parenting women with a substance use disorder; Awards pilot program grants to pilot a regional mobile child care model to serve young children of parenting women in substance use disorder treatment; Requires an annual appropriation of $500,000 for 3 fiscal years for the pilot program, and requires annual reporting to the general assembly concerning the pilot program. Any money not expended for the pilot program will be transferred to the high-risk families cash fund. Prohibits the admission into evidence in criminal proceedings information relating to substance use during pregnancy, with certain exceptions, that is obtained as part of providing postpartum care for up to one year postpartum or disclosed while women are seeking or participating in behavioral health treatment. For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, the bill appropriates $500,000 from the general fund to the department of human services, office of early childhood, to implement the child care services and substance use disorder treatment pilot program. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (3)

Leslie Herod

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 8
Primary

Rod Pelton

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 65
Primary

Leroy Garcia

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 3
Primary

Votes


Apr 27, 2019

BILL

Pass

Senate

BILL

Pass

Senate

Actions


May 23, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 13, 2019

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Apr 27, 2019

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 26, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations

Apr 24, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Apr 17, 2019

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 16, 2019

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Mar 08, 2019

House

House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Public Health Care & Human Services

Feb 20, 2019

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services + Appropriations

  • Introduction
Appropriations Public Health Care & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (04/16/2019) PDF
Introduced (02/20/2019) PDF
Engrossed (04/16/2019) PDF
Reengrossed (04/17/2019) PDF
Revised (04/26/2019) PDF
Rerevised (04/27/2019) PDF
Final Act (05/13/2019) PDF
Signed Act (05/23/2019) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (04/15/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (04/26/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (03/07/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (03/12/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (07/09/2019) PDF

Sources

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