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8F6E2264551E1E3B872583A600663FBA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1052

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Feb 19, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1052 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:38:34 AM  

Representative McCluskie introduced House Bill 19-1052 concerning the creation of special districts to provide early childhood development services. The bill authorizes early childhood development special districts to provide early care and education, health, mental health, and development services, including prevention and intervention, for children under eight years of age.  The districts may seek voter approval to levy property taxes in the district to provide revenue for services.  The districts must be organized pursuant to the Special District Act.

11:41:12 AM  

Representative Rich made introductory remarks about House Bill 19-1052.

11:42:00 AM  

There were questions from the committee.

11:42:33 AM  

Liz Houston, representing Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

11:46:16 AM  

Gloria Higgins, representing Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, testified in support of the bill.

11:47:14 AM  

Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.

11:52:16 AM  

The committee asked the witnesses about licensing requirements and standards, as well the size and tax base of districts.



11:58:25 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C)
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Exum
Buck
Carver
Froelich
Galindo
Hooton
Humphrey
Lewis
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Exum
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:59:42 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D)
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Exum
Buck No
Carver No
Froelich Yes
Galindo Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Lewis No
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
11:59:55 AM  

The sponsors provided closing remarks about the bill.

12:02:10 PM  

Committee members made closing remarks about the bill.



12:04:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1052, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Galindo
Seconded Valdez D.
Buck No
Carver Yes
Froelich Yes
Galindo Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Lewis No
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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