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Bill Detail: HB21-1119

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Title Suicide Prevention, Intervention, & Postvention
Status Governor Signed (04/22/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Human Services
House Sponsors J. Rich (R)
L. Daugherty (D)
Senate Sponsors D. Coram (R)
K. Donovan (D)
House Committee Public and Behavioral Health & Human Services
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 02/18/2021
Summary

The bill broadens the state's priorities and focus on suicide and
suicide attempts and the after-effects of those actions on attempt
survivors, family, friends, health care providers, first and last responders,

educators, and students in schools where a suicide or suicide attempt has
occurred.
The following entities are renamed as follows to reflect the new
state focus:
  • The office of suicide prevention is renamed as the office
of suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention;
  • The suicide prevention commission is renamed as the
suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention
commission and its duties expanded to include training
and education for health care providers, first and last
responders, and educators, as well as developing a plan for
follow-up care for suicide attempt survivors who were
treated in an emergency department;
  • The Colorado suicide prevention plan is renamed as the
Colorado suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention
plan. The components of the plan are expanded to include
training and education for health care providers, first and
last responders, and educators, as well as developing a plan
for follow-up care for suicide attempt survivors who were
treated in an emergency department.
  • The crisis and suicide prevention training grant program
is renamed as the crisis and suicide prevention,
intervention, and postvention training grant program; and
  • The suicide prevention coordination cash fund is
renamed as the suicide prevention, intervention, and
postvention coordination cash fund.

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