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677DC4E32F3D66BB8725838C0070C5E1 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 24, 2019      
Location LSB B

SB19-063 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

01:31:53 PM  
Senator Fields called the meeting to order.  She announced
Senate Bill 19-041 would be laid over until a later date.
01:32:00 PM  
Senator Fields recessed the meeting.
01:36:55 PM  

Senator Fields reconvened the meeting.

01:37:52 PM  
Senator Priola, co-prime sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-061. The bill requires the Department of Human Services
and the Early Childhood Leadership Commission to develop a strategic action
plan related to infant and family child care.  The bill will increase
state expenditures in FY 2019-20 only.
01:40:06 PM  

Senator Story, co-prime sponsor, discussed additional provisions of the bill.  Senator Story responded to questions.

01:45:31 PM  
Christina Walker, Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:13 PM  
Roger Olson, Kids' Castle, testified in
support of the bill.
01:53:41 PM  
Ms. Walker responded to questions.
01:54:53 PM  
David Hammond, Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, testified in support of the bill.
01:58:39 PM  

Jennifer Sanchez McDonald, Huerfano and Las Animas Early Childhood Council, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Sanchez McDonald responded to questions.

02:06:33 PM  
Erin Mewhinney, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:18 PM  

Senator Priola distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).  Senator Fields recessed the meeting. 

02:16:19 PM  
Senator Fields reconvened the meeting.

02:17:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection

02:19:52 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-063, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Crowder Yes
Smallwood Yes
Winter Yes
Pettersen Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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