Below you will find the bills and resolutions I am working on and have introduced for the 2018 Legislative session. As I walked the amazing neighborhoods of House District 30 I talked to you about the issues that affect all of us in HD30 and across Colorado. They included Access to Mental Health, Economic Development, Education, and Veteran’s issues. If you’d like to learn more about the priorities I’m focused on click:
HB18-1017 | Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
The bill enacts the ‘Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Act’ allowing psychologists licensed in any compact state to provide:
Telepsychology services to clients in any other compact state; or
Temporary in-person client services in any compact state not exceeding 30 days in a calendar year.
The bill authorizes the state board of psychologist examiners to promulgate rules and to facilitate Colorado’s participation in the compact including notifying the compact commission of any adverse action taken by the board against a Colorado licensed psychologist.
HB18-1064 | Training Program Prevention Child Sexual Abuse
The bill directs the Colorado children’s trust fund board to develop and administer a training program to prevent child sexual abuse (program) for early childhood providers and others who interact with young children.
SB18-013 | Expand Child Nutrition School Lunch Protection Act
Current law creates an annual appropriation to provide lunches at no charge to children in state-subsidized early childhood education programs administered by public schools or in kindergarten through fifth grade who would otherwise have to pay for a reduced-price lunch.
The bill extends the grade of eligibility to eighth grade in schools that elect to participate in the expanded program.
The bill authorizes an annual appropriation, including a cap on the amount of the annual appropriation, to cover the expanded grades of eligible children.