SB12-078

SB12-078 - Protections For At-risk Adults

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning Protections For At-Risk Adults.

The bill amends statutory provisions concerning the mistreatment, self-neglect, and exploitation of at-risk adults. Each county department shall require each prospective employee who, during the course of his or her employment, will have direct contact with any actual or potential at-risk adult, to complete a fingerprint-based criminal history records check  utilizing the records of the Colorado bureau of investigation.

The at-risk adults protection services task force (task force) is created to study:

  • The reporting of mistreatment, self-neglect, and exploitation of an at-risk adults to law enforcement agencies and county departments; and
  • The provision of protective services to at-risk adults by county departments.

All appointments to the task force shall be made on or before June 15, 2012. The task force shall submit a written report of its findings and recommendations to the health and human services committee of the senate and to the health and environment committee of the house of representatives on or before December 1, 2012. The task force is repealed, effective December 2, 2012.

Latest update: May 29, 2012
05/29/2012 Governor Action - Signed
05/16/2012 Sent to the Governor
05/16/2012 Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/14/2012 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/09/2012 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/09/2012 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/09/2012 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Reconsider
05/08/2012 House Third Reading Passed with Amendments
05/02/2012 House Third Reading Laid Over Daily
05/01/2012 House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments
04/27/2012 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/25/2012 House Committee on Legislative Council Refer Unamended to Appropriations
04/19/2012 House Committee on Health and Environment Refer Amended to Legislative Council
03/29/2012 Introduced In House - Assigned to Health and Environment
03/27/2012 Senate Third Reading Passed
03/26/2012 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments
03/20/2012 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/15/2012 Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
02/02/2012 Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
01/19/2012 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health and Human Services