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HB20-1006 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants 
CBHC Bill Summary: Directs CDHS to design, implement, and operate a statewide program of early childhood mental health consultation and reforms how early childhood mental health consultants are overseen and contracted for by the state
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: McCluskie and Sirota-
Senate Sponsors: Pettersen and Story--

HB20-1012 Child Welfare Program Children Developmental Disabilities 
CBHC Bill Summary:
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Child Welfare Program Children Developmental Disabilities
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Young and Landgraf-
Senate Sponsors: Todd and Gardner--

HB20-1017 Substance Use Disorder Treatment In Criminal Justice System 
CBHC Bill Summary: Contains a range of policies aimed at reforming the intersection of SUDs and the criminal justice system such as increasing access to opioid antagonists and agonists, developing post-release resources, and enhancing opportunities for safe disposal.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Substance Use Disorder Treatment In Criminal Justice System
Status: 7/13/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Herod and Kennedy-
Senate Sponsors: Donovan and Priola, Pettersen--

HB20-1028 Need For Juvenile Behavioral Health Treatment 
CBHC Bill Summary: Instructs the school safety resource center to convene a working group to assess the needs of school districts with respect to the adequacy and availability of residential mental health treatment for children and youth with severe behavioral or mental health disorders and potential ways to resolve such needs and gather information on the availability, need, and cost associated with residential treatment services for children and youth in Colorado.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Need For Juvenile Behavioral Health Treatment
Status: 1/24/2020 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Beckman and Michaelson Jenet-
Senate Sponsors: Gonzales--

HB20-1035 Programs To Develop Housing Support Services 
CBHC Bill Summary: Establishes and expands programs help communities access supportive housing resources, and enhance such opportunities for individuals with behavioral, mental health, or substance use disorders who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and who have contact with the criminal or juvenile justice system. The program must be targeted to communities that currently face barriers to accessing existing funds and will prioritize rural or frontier communities
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Programs To Develop Housing Support Services
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Singer-
Senate Sponsors: Fields--

HB20-1058 Behavior Analysts In Public Schools 
CBHC Bill Summary: Requires administrative units to allow behavior analysts to provide services during school hours upon parental request.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Behavior Analysts In Public Schools
Status: 5/27/2020 Senate Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Froelich-
Senate Sponsors: Bridges--

HB20-1065 Harm Reduction Substance Use Disorders 
CBHC Bill Summary: Includes a host of policies to enhance harm reduction strategies across Colorado.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Harm Reduction Substance Use Disorders
Status: 7/13/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Kennedy and Herod-
Senate Sponsors: Pettersen and Priola--

HB20-1079 Juveniles On Colorado Sex Offender Registry 
CBHC Bill Summary: Implements a host of recommendations from the SOMB regarding juvenile sex offender registry policies, with the goal of enhancing juvenile mental health protective factors and enhancing public safety.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Juveniles On Colorado Sex Offender Registry
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Benavidez and Singer-
Senate Sponsors: Rodriguez--

HB20-1085 Prevention Of Substance Use Disorders 
CBHC Bill Summary: Includes a range of policies aimed at prevention substance use disorders.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Prevention Of Substance Use Disorders
Status: 7/2/2020 Governor Vetoed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-10
House Sponsors: Kennedy and Herod-
Senate Sponsors: Winter and Priola, Donovan, Pettersen--

HB20-1086 Insurance Coverage Mental Health Wellness Exam 
CBHC Bill Summary: Adds a requirement, as part of mandatory health insurance coverage of preventive health care services, that health plans cover an annual mental health wellness examination.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Insurance Coverage Mental Health Wellness Exam
Status: 6/10/2020 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-10
House Sponsors: Michaelson Jenet and Larson-
Senate Sponsors: Fields--

HB20-1113 Mental Health Educational Resources 
CBHC Bill Summary: Directs the creation of online education and awareness materials regarding behavioral health and allows health care professionals to meet CE requirements with mental health education.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Mental Health Educational Resources
Status: 7/8/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-15
House Sponsors: Titone and Beckman, Cutter, Froelich, Jaquez Lewis, Kipp, Landgraf, Michaelson Jenet,Rich, Singer, Will, Young-
Senate Sponsors: --

HB20-1139 Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health 
CBHC Bill Summary: Adds new definitions for peer professionals and "recovery support services organizations" for the purposes of authorizing state regulation and allowing peer professionals to bill medicaid within an RSSO. Creates a refundable income tax credit for eligible peer professionals.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-16
House Sponsors: Pelton and Caraveo-
Senate Sponsors: --

HB20-1140 Direct Primary Care Services For Medicaid Recipients 
CBHC Bill Summary: Prohibits HCPF from denying a medicaid recipient the right to purchase direct primary care services or enter into a direct primary care agreement
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Direct Primary Care Services For Medicaid Recipients
Status: 3/11/2020 House Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-16
House Sponsors: Buck-
Senate Sponsors: Ginal--

HB20-1206 Sunset Mental Health Professionals 
CBHC Bill Summary: Continues the regulation of mental health professionals until 2029 and includes a host of clarifications and policies based on a DORA sunset report for these professions.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Sunset Mental Health Professionals
Status: 7/14/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-30
House Sponsors: Michaelson Jenet and Landgraf, Cutter, Pelton, Young-
Senate Sponsors: --

HB20-1236 Health Care Coverage Easy Enrollment Program 
CBHC Bill Summary: Creates the Colorado affordable health care coverage easy enrollment program for the purpose of leveraging the tax filing process to connect uninsured Coloradans to free or subsidized health care coverage.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Health Care Coverage Easy Enrollment Program
Status: 7/7/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-31
House Sponsors: Lontine and Will-
Senate Sponsors: Tate and Bridges--

HB20-1262 Housing Assistance Justice System Transition Money 
CBHC Bill Summary: Changes spending authority, reversion structure, and other financing for the housing assistance for persons transitioning from the criminal or juvenile justice system cash fund.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Housing Assistance Justice System Transition Money
Status: 3/20/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-03
House Sponsors: Esgar and McCluskie-
Senate Sponsors: Moreno and Zenzinger, Rankin--

HB20-1270 One Parent Consent For Behavioral Health Services 
CBHC Bill Summary: Authorizes a physician or a mental health professional to evaluate or treat a minor patient for a behavioral health disorder with the consent of only one parent or legal guardian.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: One Parent Consent For Behavioral Health Services
Status: 5/28/2020 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-03
House Sponsors: Michaelson Jenet-
Senate Sponsors: --

HB20-1271 Repeal Red Flag And Amend 72-hour Hold 
CBHC Bill Summary: Repeals the laws relating to extreme risk protection orders and changes the standard for an involuntary 72-hour mental health hold from imminent danger to extreme risk and defines extreme risk as a credible and exigent threat of danger to self or others through actionable threats of violence or death as result of a current mental health state.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Repeal Red Flag And Amend 72-hour Hold
Status: 3/12/2020 House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-03
House Sponsors: Saine, Neville, Humphrey, Buck, Geitner, Sandridge, Van Winkle, Baisley, Ransom,Williams D.-
Senate Sponsors: Cooke and Smallwood--

HB20-1284 Secure Transportation Behavioral Health Crisis 
CBHC Bill Summary: CBHC has been involved in stakeholder meetings with an eye towards how this bill helps or hinders the two secure transport pilot programs operated by CBHC members. Once operational, the bill would create a reimbursement mechanism through Medicaid to help sustain other transport programs operated by CBHC members
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Secure Transportation Behavioral Health Crisis
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-04
House Sponsors: Kraft-Tharp and McCluskie-
Senate Sponsors: Bridges and Smallwood--

HB20-1314 Behavioral Health Crisis Response Training 
CBHC Bill Summary: Directs HCPF to procure trainings for comprehensive care coordination and treatment for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health needs to be delivered to up to 30 providers across the state.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Behavioral Health Crisis Response Training
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-21
House Sponsors: Young-
Senate Sponsors: --

HB20-1411 COVID-19 Funds Allocation For Behavioral Health 
CBHC Bill Summary:
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Actively Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: COVID-19 Funds Allocation For Behavioral Health
Status: 6/22/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: Fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-06-04
House Sponsors: Michaelson Jenet and Kraft-Tharp-
Senate Sponsors: Pettersen--

HB20-1420 Adjust Tax Expenditures For State Education Fund 
CBHC Bill Summary:
CBHC Contact:
Position: Actively Support
Calendar Notification: Monday, June 15 2020
THIRD READING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE
(1) in senate calendar.
Short Title: Adjust Tax Expenditures For State Education Fund
Status: 7/11/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-06-08
House Sponsors: Sirota and Gray-
Senate Sponsors: Moreno and Hansen--

SB20-001 Expand Behavioral Health Training For K-12 Educators 
CBHC Bill Summary: Requires CDE to offer a train the trainer program to improve school culture, promote youth behavioral and mental health, and prepare attendees to teach a youth behavioral and mental health training course. The department may enter into an agreement with an organization to provide the program. Appropriates $1 million for the program and outlines minimum inclusions in the program.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Actively Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Expand Behavioral Health Training For K-12 Educators
Status: 5/28/2020 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Sirota and Beckman, Michaelson Jenet, Van Winkle-
Senate Sponsors: Fields, Gonzales--

SB20-007 Treatment Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders 
CBHC Bill Summary: The bill hosts a wide number of policies aimed at increasing access to treatment for substance use disorders. Of those, the bill includes consolidation of alcohol and other substances emergency commitment statutes and procedures as well as appropriates an additional $1 million for CHSC loan forgiveness for substance use providers.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Actively Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Treatment Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders
Status: 7/13/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Buentello and Wilson, Herod, Kennedy-
Senate Sponsors: Pettersen and Winter, Donovan, Priola--

SB20-014 Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health 
CBHC Bill Summary: Requires schools to include behavioral health related policies in their excused absence policies.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health
Status: 3/23/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Michaelson Jenet-
Senate Sponsors: Fields--

SB20-022 Increase Medical Providers For Senior Citizens 
CBHC Bill Summary: Modifies the Colorado Health Service Corps to allow geriatric advanced practice providers into the loan repayment program.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Increase Medical Providers For Senior Citizens
Status: 5/28/2020 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: -
Senate Sponsors: Danielson--

SB20-026 Workers' Compensation For Audible Psychological Trauma 
CBHC Bill Summary: Expands the definition of exposure to a traumatic event to include "auditory" exposure for the purposes of workers compensation benefits with the aim of covering first responders and emergency professionals who operate via telephonic communications.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Workers' Compensation For Audible Psychological Trauma
Status: 6/29/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Singer-
Senate Sponsors: Fields and Cooke, Rodriguez--

SB20-028 Substance Use Disorder Recovery 
CBHC Bill Summary: Contains a host of policies targeted at enhancing SUD recovery services and opportunities.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: Monday, June 15 2020
CONSIDERATION OF HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILLS
(2) in senate calendar.
Short Title: Substance Use Disorder Recovery
Status: 6/30/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Buentello and Herod, Kennedy-
Senate Sponsors: Pettersen and Priola--

SB20-033 Allow Medicaid Buy-in Program After Age 65 
CBHC Bill Summary: Authorizes eligible adults over 65 to continue participating in the existing medicaid-buy in program.
CBHC Contact: Frank
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Allow Medicaid Buy-in Program After Age 65
Status: 7/7/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Lontine-
Senate Sponsors: Tate--

SB20-037 Trusted Interoperability Platform Advisory Committee 
CBHC Bill Summary: creates a committee to develop a strategic plan to implement a trusted interoperability platform for information exchange between justice systems and community health agencies
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Trusted Interoperability Platform Advisory Committee
Status: 3/11/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Singer-
Senate Sponsors: Rodriguez and Fields, Cooke--

SB20-042 Extend Committee Treatment Persons In Criminal And Juvenile Justice Systems 
CBHC Bill Summary: extends the repeal date for the MHDCJS committee and task force to July 1, 2023 and enhances the scope to behavioral health disorders.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Actively Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Extend Committee Treatment Persons In Criminal And Juvenile Justice Systems
Status: 6/25/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
House Sponsors: Singer, Benavidez-
Senate Sponsors: Rodriguez and Fields--

SB20-075 Competency Evaluations By Advanced Practice Nurses 
CBHC Bill Summary: Expands who can conduct competency evaluations to include advance practice nurses.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Competency Evaluations By Advanced Practice Nurses
Status: 2/5/2020 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-01-13
House Sponsors: -
Senate Sponsors: Crowder--

SB20-161 Pretrial Release 
CBHC Bill Summary: Requires each judicial district to implement a pretrial release assessment process to assess arrested persons as soon as practicable but no later than 24 hours after admission to a detention facility and builds policies and expectations around that requirement.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Pretrial Release
Status: 6/10/2020 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-04
House Sponsors: Herod and Soper-
Senate Sponsors: Lee and Gardner--

SB20-181 Measures On Incompetent To Proceed 
CBHC Bill Summary: Reforms a number of policies targeted at expediting or dismissing the competency process for individuals with low level crimes and a history of mental health concerns.
CBHC Contact: Moses
Position: Support
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Measures On Incompetent To Proceed
Status: 6/29/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-02-20
House Sponsors: Weissman-
Senate Sponsors: Lee--

SB20-212 Reimbursement For Telehealth Services 
CBHC Bill Summary:
CBHC Contact:
Position: Monitor
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
Short Title: Reimbursement For Telehealth Services
Status: 7/7/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes Status: No fiscal impact for this bill
Date Introduced: 2020-06-01
House Sponsors: Lontine and Soper, Landgraf, Will-
Senate Sponsors: Winter and Tate, Crowder--