HB 20-1197

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jun 10, 2020
  • Passed House Jun 10, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jun 12, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Jun 22, 2020

2-1-1 Statewide Human Services Referral System

Abstract

The bill amends with relocated provisions relating to the human services referral service authorized by the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative. to provide assistance through the dissemination of information to residents of Colorado about applicable programs and services provided by government, private, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations and local communities regarding emergency shelter and food, as well as human services programs. The bill requires the department of human services (department) to award an annual a grant of $200,000 for $500,000 to the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative for human services referral services and specifies the purposes for which the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative and human services referral service provider may use the grant money necessary human services referral services in the state through December 30, 2020, relating to the COVID-19 public health emergency, including information on COVID-19 test site locations and referrals regarding equity, access, or discrimination concerning employment and health access, as well as other necessary referrals and intake services due to the presence of COVID-19 in the state. The bill includes a legislative declaration describing the source of federal funding for the bill and the restrictions on the use of the grant money. The bill requires the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative to provide one or more specific duties described in the bill. Human services referral services include, in part, providing statewide referral services; enabling referrals through telephone, text, chat, and e-mail; providing trained professionals to perform problem assessments and service navigation; and providing information regarding vital services, such as food and shelter. The bill requires annual reporting by the department to certain committees of the general assembly. The bill includes an appropriation to the department of $200,000 $500,000 for the 2020-21 state fiscal year for expenditures incurred on or before December 30, 2020 by the Colorado 2-1-1 collaborative. (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Bill Sponsors (3)

Votes


Actions


Jun 22, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Jun 19, 2020

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Jun 12, 2020

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Senate

Senate Third Reading Reconsidered - No Amendments

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Jun 11, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole

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

Senate

Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Finance Appropriations

Jun 10, 2020

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction
Finance

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

House

House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

Jun 09, 2020

House

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

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

Feb 19, 2020

House

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

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations

Jan 30, 2020

House

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

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services Appropriations

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (06/22/2020) PDF
Final Act (06/19/2020) PDF
Rerevised (06/12/2020) PDF
Revised (06/11/2020) PDF
Reengrossed (06/10/2020) PDF
Engrossed (06/09/2020) PDF
Introduced (01/30/2020) PDF
PA2 (06/09/2020) PDF
PA1 (02/21/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (06/08/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (06/11/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/14/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (06/10/2020) PDF

Sources

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