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0A815F63E10C99068725839300710312 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 31, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

HB19-1024 - Referred to House Appropriations

01:37:15 PM  

The committee recessed.

01:37:20 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:37:26 PM  

Representative McKean, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1024, concerning the creation of the Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee. The bill creates the Colorado Youth Advisory Council (COYAC) Review Committee as an ongoing Legislative Interim Committee. The committee is comprised of five legislators, who are voting members, and five youths from COYAC, who are non-voting members. Of the legislators on the committee, four members must be currently serving on COYAC and one member must be a member of the Legislative Council Committee. The five youth committee members are selected by the youth members of COYAC. The committee may meet up to three times per interim and recommend up to three bills to be introduced at the next regular legislative session.

01:43:06 PM  

Representative McKean answered questions from the committee regarding COYAC and provisions of the bill. Committee discussion ensued.

01:58:16 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

01:59:18 PM  

Alana Saragosa, COYAC member, testified in support of the bill.

02:01:35 PM  

Nikaash Masheshwari, COYAC member, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:45 PM  

Colton Arciniaga, COYAC member, testified in support of the bill.

02:06:36 PM  

Virshank Bikkumalla, COYAC member, testified in support of the bill.

02:08:06 PM  

The panel answered questions from the committee regarding how they became involved in COYAC and the participation level of students in COYAC. Mr. Masheshwari discussed work that the COYAC has done in recent years and the difference of COYAC, as opposed to programs like Mock Trial and Mock Government.

02:18:44 PM  

The panel continued to respond to questions from the committee.

02:20:10 PM  

Cheryl Fleetwood, Director, COYAC, testified in support of the bill and discussed the formation of COYAC, as well as future plans to encourage student involvement.

02:29:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1024 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Wilson
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley Yes
Bird Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Ransom Excused
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
Cutter Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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