Colorado Legislative Council Staff

NO FISCAL IMPACT

Drafting Number:

Prime Sponsor(s):

LLS 99-0608

Rep. Tapia

Sen. Dennis

Date:

Bill Status:

Fiscal Analyst:

January 27, 1999

House HEWI

Janis Baron (303-866-3523)

 

TITLE:            CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE FACILITIES.



Summary of Assessment


            The bill clarifies that residential child care facilities, as defined in the "Child Care Licensing Act", include publicly sponsored facilities. The bill adopts the same definition of residential child care facilities for purposes of the residential child health care program for Medicaid eligible children. The bill is effective upon signature of the Governor.


            The bill provides statutory authority for current practice. Therefore, the bill is assessed as having no fiscal impact.



Departments Contacted


            Human Services

            Health Care Policy and Financing