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Bill Detail: HB19-1147

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Title Revise Traumatic Brain Injury Program
Status Governor Signed (05/14/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Human Services
House Sponsors M. Snyder (D)
Senate Sponsors P. Lee (D)
L. Crowder (R)
House Committee Public Health Care and Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/29/2019

The bill makes revisions to the Colorado traumatic brain injury
program (program), including:
  • Renaming the program, the trust fund board, and the trust
fund to remove traumatic from the titles and making
conforming amendments in other statutes to reflect the new
  • Defining brain injury and removing the definition of
traumatic brain injury;

  • Removing obsolete dates relating to trust fund board
  • Removing the specific statutory listing of potential services
under the program and clarifying that all persons served by
the program receive service coordination and skills training
and may receive other services as determined by the trust
fund board;
  • Allowing the trust fund board to prioritize services and
eligibility for services;
  • Removing a restriction on the use of general fund money
for the program trust fund;
  • Removing general provisions relating to the administration
of the program; and
  • Removing the fee collected by municipalities for speeding
traffic offenses and increasing fees currently collected for
other offenses for the benefit of the trust fund.

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