House Bill 18-1346
Ensuring Protections for Older Youth in the Child Welfare & DYS Systems
Who is sponsoring this bill?
Representatives Jonathan Singer and Lois Landgraf and Senators Jim Smallwood and John Kefalas
Why is HB18-1346 needed?
Youths aged 18-20 years could be experiencing abuse or neglect while their ages by law prevent county departments from assessing the allegations.
What will HB18-1346 do?
- Change the statutory definition of institutional abuse to include youth 18-20 years of age.
- Allow and require county departments to assess allegations of abuse for youth aged 18-20.
Click here to view/print the Fact Sheet for HB18-1346.
For more information on the Colorado Children's Trust Fund or HB 18-1346, contact
Colorado Department of Human Services