|Colorado Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Annual Report|
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|26-21-106 (1)(e)||Oct 1, 2017||Annual||Ongoing|
| SB 15-178|
26-21-106. Powers, functions, and duties of the commission - equipment distribution program.
(1) The powers, functions, and duties of the commission include:
(e) Assessing the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing community and reporting annually to the governor and the general assembly, on or before September 1 of each year, any recommendations for legislation or administrative changes that may facilitate or streamline the provision of general government services to the deaf and hard of hearing community. Notwithstanding section 24-1-136 (11), C.R.S., the commission's duty to report annually pursuant to this paragraph (e) does not expire. In preparing its annual report and recommendations, the commission shall consider the following:
(I) Whether any existing statutory or administrative provisions impede the ability of the commission to act as a statewide coordinating agency that advocates for deaf and hard of hearing citizens of Colorado;
(II) Any methods, programs, or policies that may improve communication accessibility and quality of existing services, promote or deliver necessary new services, and assist state agencies in the delivery of services to the deaf and hard of hearing;
(III) Any methods, programs, or policies that may make providing access to governmental services more efficient; and
(IV) Any methods, programs, or policies that may improve implementation of state policies affecting the deaf and hard of hearing community and their relationship with the general public, industry, health care, and educational institutions.
|Colorado Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Annual Report||(See attached file: CCDHH AnnualReport 2016.pdf)|
|October 2015||Colorado Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Annual Report||(See attached file: CCDHH Annual Report 2015.pdf)|