Long-Term Care Health Care Services and Support to Persons with Developmental Disabilities Committee
 2007

June July August September October November December
Schedules, Agendas and Summaries Proposals Materials from Committee Meetings
 
Staff Reports 
and Memos
Summary Report to
Legislative Council
 Final 
Report
Proposed Legislation
 
Representatives Senators
Michael Garcia, Chair Betty Boyd, Vice Chair
Bob Gardner Moe Keller
Cory Gardner Scott Renfroe
Jack Pommer Nancy Spence
John Soper Suzanne Williams
 
 
Staff Contacts 

Elizabeth Burger, elizabeth.burger@state.co.us
Jessika Shipley, jessika.shipley@state.co.us
Kelly Stapleton, kelly.stapleton@state.co.us

303-866-3521

Agendas and meeting summaries can be accessed using the hearing date links located below. An agenda will be available prior to each hearing. After the hearing has been held, the meeting summary, upon completion, will be available through the same hearing date link. Committee reports and memoranda prepared by staff will be available through the Staff Reports and Memos link above. The final report of the committee will be available, upon completion, through the Final Report link above.  
 
2007 Committee Schedule
Hearing Date Time Location
July 18 9:00 a.m. LSB-Hearing Room A*
July 31 TBD LSB-Hearing Room A
Rescheduled August 14 TBD LSB-Hearing Room A
August 17 9:00 a.m. LSB-Hearing Room A
August 29 9:00 a.m. LSB-Hearing Room A
Cancelled  September 21 TBD HCR 0112
October 10 9:00 a.m. LSB-Hearing Room A
October 24 9:00 a.m. HCR 0112

*Legislative Services Building, 200 East 14th Avenue

 

Materials from Committee Meetings
July 18 Waiting List Reduction Strategies (Robert M. Gettings)
Testimony of David Braddock
Innovation in Emerging Technologies for Persons with Developmental Disabilities 
(David Braddock)
Waiting List for Developmental Disability Services (Amanda Bickel)
Family Support Services Program (Bob Arnold)
Family Presentation on Waiting for the Children's Extensive Support Waiver 
(Todd Lowther)

HJR 1043 Committee Presentation

August 29 HJR 1043 Response from the Department
 September 21  
 October 10  

 

PROPOSALS*
(Guidelines for submitting proposals to the committee)

Submit proposals to:  lcs.ddic@state.co.us

Date Submitted

Proposal Text

July 20, 2007

Self Directed Services Delivery System

Definition of Emergency Services
Systemwide Transparency, Reliability, Efficiency, and Accountability (TREA) with Respect to Mistreatment, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation (MANE)
Systemwide Transparency, Reliability, Efficiency, and Accountability (TREA) with Respect to Mistreatment, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation (MANE)
Redefinition of Case Management
Statewide Hotline for Ombudsman-like Services
Single Entry Point for Children's Extensive Services
Sunset on Salaries of Community Centered Board Employees
Standardization of Information and Processes
Consistency Throughout Service Delivery System
Relocation of Responsibility for Eligibility Determination
Commission to Examine Developmental Disability Service Delivery System
Commission to Evaluate Program Quality Evaluation and Monitoring Processes
Planning Task Force on Existing Services for People with Developmental Disabilities
Cost Analysis of Service Delivery System
Annual Report by Division of Developmental Disabilities
Commission to Determine Alignment with State Medicaid Plan

July 31, 2007

Caregiver Partnership Act
Increase Provider Capacity and Empower Consumer and Family Choice
Provide Comprehensive Services in the Family Home and Payment to Families for Services
Provide Families and Individuals Innovative Service Options through Expansion of Family Support Services Program
Electronic Funds Transfer Option
Homebase
Developmental Disabilities Direct Care Career Path Pilot Program
Safety Net for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities who are in Crisis
Establishing Complimentary Economic Systems
Investing in Social Capital
Provide Families and Individuals Innovative Service Options by Enhancing Technology in the Community Centered System
Improve Continuing Education Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities
Improve Continuing Education Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities (Attachment A)
Set Aside Services for Employment of People with Developmental Disabilities
Employment for People with Developmental Disabilities
Employment for People with Developmental Disabilities (Attachment A)
Colorado State Initiative to Develop Custom Employment Options for Under-served and Unemployment Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
Medicaid Buy-in Program
Fully Fund Case Management for Children and Adults on the Waiting Lists
Provide Families and Individuals Innovative Service Options through Self-determination
Independent Case Management
Creating a Systems Navigator for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
TREA Proposals Submitted After TREA Meeting
        Universal Form Proposal
        Standardized Form Proposal
        Waiting List Consolidation Act
        Safeguards Against Retaliation

August 17, 2007

DD Interim Committee Waiting List Elimination Proposal #1 -- Life Invest Fund
DD Interim Committee Waiting List Elimination Proposal #2 -- Annual Reinvestment Plan for Services to Support Persons with Developmental Disabilities
DD Interim Committee Waiting List Elimination Proposal #3 -- Proposal to End the Waiting List
Innovation Proposals Submitted after the Innovation Meeting
           DD Interim Committee Innovative Proposal #21 -- Statewide Assistive Technology Loan Bank

 

Due Date Consideration Date Time Proposals*
July 20 July 31 4:00 p.m. Transparency, reliability, efficiency, and accountability
July 31 August 14 4:00 p.m. Innovation
August 14 August 29 4:00 p.m. Eliminating the waiting lists
August 14 August 29 4:00 p.m. Creation of new funding for persons on the waiting lists


Staff Reports and Committee Memoranda

Date Title/Subject

July 12, 2007

Overview of the System of Long-Term Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in Colorado

July 18, 2007

Overview of the Interim Committee on Long-term Care Services and Supports for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
August 29, 2007 TREA Proposal Chart
August 29, 2007 Innovation Proposal Chart
August 29, 2007 Waiting List Proposals
August 29, 2007 Case Management


Proposed Legislation
Bill Designation Short Title Fiscal Notes Former Bill #
Designation
Bill A Preference in State Contracts for Entities that Employ Person with Developmental Disabilities Bill 1
Bill B State Employment Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Bill 2
Bill C Family Caregiver Developmentally Disabled Bill 4
Bill D Medicaid Buy-in for Disabled Persons Bill 5
Bill E Employment Outcomes Funding System for Person with Developmental Disabilities Bill 6
Bill F Increasing State Funding for Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Bill 7
Bill G Develop Disabled Waiting List Navigator Bill 9
Bills not considered by committee
Bill 3 Immunity for Sharing Information about Abuse of a Person with Developmental Disabilities
Bill 8 Sales Tax for Developmental Disabilities