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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 980254.01 JLB
HOUSE BILL 981004
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVES Epps, Hagedorn, Kreutz, and Leyba;
also SENATOR Hopper.
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TREATMENT
PROVIDERS WHO TREAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PERPETRATORS PURSUANT TO
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments that may be subsequently
Sunset Process House Health, Environment, Welfare, and Institutions Committee. Continues the current system of certifying domestic violence treatment programs by local certification boards until new standards are adopted by the division of criminal justice in the department of public safety. Thereafter, requires the division of registrations in the department of regulatory agencies to certify treatment providers using such new standards.
Establishes a sunset date of July 1, 2004, for the
new certification process.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 186805, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
186805. Repeal of sections
repeal. (1) Sections
186802 and 186803 are repealed, effective
July 1, 1998
JULY 1, 2000. Prior to such repeal, the functions of certifying
and setting standards for domestic violence treatment programs
by local boards and the commission on domestic violence shall
be reviewed as provided for in section 2434104, C.R.S.
Such review shall be made by the
sunrise and sunset review committee which conducts
THE SAME LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE OR COMMITTEES OF REFERENCE, DESIGNATED
PURSUANT TO SECTION 231201, C.R.S., THAT WILL CONDUCT
such review pursuant to section 1243712, C.R.S.
(2) This section is repealed, effective
July 1, 1998
JULY 1, 2000.
SECTION 2. Repeal. 2434104 (27) (e), Colorado Revised Statutes, is repealed as follows:
2434104. General assembly
review of regulatory agencies and functions for termination, continuation,
or reestablishment. (27) (e)
following function of the commission on domestic violence in the
judicial department shall terminate on July 1, 1998: The function
of certifying and setting standards for domestic violence treatment
programs in accordance with sections 186802 and 186803,
SECTION 3. 2434104, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SUBSECTION to read:
2434104. General assembly review of regulatory agencies and functions for termination, continuation, or reestablishment. (39) THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES, FUNCTIONS, OR BOTH, SHALL TERMINATE ON JULY 1, 2000: THE FUNCTION OF THE COMMISSION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT OF CERTIFYING AND SETTING STANDARDS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TREATMENT PROGRAMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 186802 AND 186803, C.R.S.
SECTION 4. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.