HB 20-1028

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 08, 2020
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Need For Juvenile Behavioral Health Treatment


School Safety Committee. The bill instructs the school safety resource center (center) to convene a working group of necessary and interested stakeholders to assess the needs of school districts with respect to the adequacy and availability of residential mental health treatment for children and youth who have been identified by school personnel as having severe behavioral or mental health disorders and potential ways to resolve such needs. The working group is directed to gather information on the availability, need, and cost associated with residential treatment services for children and youth in Colorado. The center shall use the data to prepare a report and make any legislative recommendations to address the mental health needs of children and youth in Colorado. The center is required to present the report and any legislative recommendations as part of its presentation to its committee of reference at a hearing held pursuant to the "State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and Transparent (SMART) Government Act" in January 2021. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (3)


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Jan 24, 2020


House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely

Jan 08, 2020


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

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced (01/08/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (01/22/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (08/11/2020) PDF


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