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Bill Detail: HB23-1153

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Title Pathways To Behavioral Health Care
Status Sent to the Governor (05/17/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Human Services
House Sponsors J. Amabile (D)
R. Armagost (R)
Senate Sponsors R. Rodriguez (D)
B. Pelton (R)
House Committee Public and Behavioral Health & Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/31/2023

The bill requires the state department of human services (state
department) to contract with an independent third party to conduct a
feasibility study to determine the feasibility of creating a system to
support individuals with serious mental illness through a collaboration
between Colorado's behavioral health and judicial systems.
The bill requires the state department to work with the behavioral
health administration, department of local affairs, department of public
safety, department of health care policy and financing, judicial
department, and other state agencies to determine the eligibility
requirements and application process for selecting the independent third
The bill requires the state department to submit a report detailing
the findings and recommendations from the feasibility study to the
general assembly, the governor's office, and impacted state agencies by
December 31, 2023.

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