2019 Legislation

"Behavioral Health Supports For High-risk Families"
Concerning behavioral health supports for high-risk families.
Last Action: 03/8/2019 | House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations
"Benefits For First Responders With A Disability"
Concerning benefits for first responders with a disability.
Last Action: 03/14/2019 | Senate Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
"Landowner Consent Listing National Register"
Concerning a requirement that consent of the owner of real property be obtained before the property may be listed on the national register of historic places.
Last Action: 03/14/2019 | Senate Committee on Local Government Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
"Metropolitan District Fire Protection Sales Tax"
Concerning the authority of a metropolitan district to levy a sales tax for the purpose of providing fire protection in the areas of the district in which the tax is levied.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 | Sent to the Governor
"National Guard Tuition Assistance Colorado State University Global"
Concerning the addition of Colorado state university - global campus as a designated institution of higher education for purposes of tuition assistance for members of the National Guard.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 | Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
"Dependent Tuition Assistance Program Eligibility"
Concerning tuition assistance eligibility for dependent children of certain persons, and, in connection therewith, determining eligibility for dependents of prisoners of war, military personnel missing in action, National Guardsmen, law enforcement officers, and firefighters.
Last Action: 03/1/2019 | Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
"Sunset Human Trafficking Council" 
Concerning the continuation of the Colorado human trafficking council.
Last Action: 02/21/2019 | Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

SB19-065

"Peer Assistance Emergency Medical Service Provider"

This bill creates a peer health assistance program (program) for emergency medical service providers funded through fees collected from each applicant upon initial or renewal of a certification as an emergency medical service provider. The state board of health (board) is required to select one or more peer health assistance programs as designated providers. To be selected as a provider, the program must:

Provide for the education of emergency medical service providers with respect to the recognition and prevention of physical, emotional, and psychological problems and provide for intervention when necessary or under circumstances that may be established by rules promulgated by the board; Offer assistance to an emergency medical service provider in identifying physical, emotional, or psychological problems;

Evaluate the extent of physical, emotional, or psychological problems and refer the emergency medical service provider for appropriate treatment; Monitor the status of an emergency medical service provider who has been referred for treatment; Provide counseling and support for the emergency medical service provider and for the family of any emergency medical service provider referred for treatment; Agree to receive referrals from the board, and make services available to all certified emergency medical service providers.

Last Action: 03/14/2019 | Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services + Appropriations

SB19-052

"Emergency Medical Service Provider Scope Of Practice"

This bill will help Emergency medical service (EMS) providers are authorized to practice under the medical direction of a physician. 

Last Action: 03/7/2019 | Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations

SB19-001

"Expand Medication-assisted Treatment Pilot Program"

This bill will help the medication-assisted treatment expansion pilot program, and, in connection therewith, shifting administration of the program from the college of nursing to the center for research into substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery support strategies; expanding the counties that may participate in the program; extending the duration of the program additional 2 years; and increasing the funding for the program to $5 million.

Last Action: 03/14/2019 | Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services + Appropriations

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