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9C6A9FED93247561872585640003F791 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT BUDGET COMMITTEE
Date May 7, 2020      
Location LSB A



Department of Higher Education - Figure Setting




04:40:41 PM
Motion Educator Loan Forgiveness, Growing Great Teachers, and Second Chance Scholarship, FY 2019-20 supplemental and FY 2020-21 annualization - staff recommendation as revised for Second Chance program in addendum dated May 4
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:50:34 PM
Motion R1 increase for public higher education - staff recommendation, including footnote recommendation in addendum dated May 4
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:51:18 PM
Motion R11 CO Opportunity Scholarship Program - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:51:55 PM
Motion R6 Area Technical College Grant Program - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie No
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:52:33 PM
Motion HC1 Financial Sustainability for History Colorado, reduce - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:53:01 PM
Motion R5 Accountability Dashboard - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:53:34 PM
Motion R7 Chief Educational Equity Officer - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:55:14 PM
Motion Capital component of C&T Railroad appropriation, Flexibility on use of prior appropriation - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:55:16 PM  
Reps. Esgar and McCluskie - Hold off on
changes to Wildfire Mitigation Cash Fund


05:03:00 PM
Motion Inflationary adjustment for Colorado Geological Survey - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:04:47 PM
Motion Dependent Tuition Assistance Program, offset increase - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:08:03 PM
Motion Rural teaching fellowships - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:09:36 PM
Motion Private COF enrollment increase - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:20:19 PM
Motion History Colorado funds originally planned for painting the Capitol Dome and changes to limited gaming allocations - staff recommendation includes bill drafts requested: one with 2 options related to gaming "ratchet, and bill for described gaming fund transfers. Request to combine the transfers bill with previously-authorized bill for flexibility on sources of HC COP funding; staff has authority to work with stakeholders on the bills
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:25:06 PM
Motion CO Higher Education Competitive Research Authority - gaming revenue allocation - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:30:58 PM
Motion College Kickstarter program - repeal and transfer to General Fund - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:35:36 PM
Motion Opioid Awareness Campaign - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:37:38 PM  
Sen Rankin - hold off on Institute for
Cannabis Research


05:39:54 PM
Motion Financial Aid - Merit Based Grants - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom No
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:45:08 PM  
Sen. Zenzinger requests delay consideration
of Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative reduction
05:46:23 PM  
Sen Moreno - no action at present on Open
Educational Resources


05:47:20 PM
Motion WICHE optometry - staff recommendation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:55:48 PM
Motion Governing boards - Cybercoding cryptology program - Reduce $1,000,000, allocated proportionately to current appropriation
Moved Moreno
Seconded
McCluskie Yes
Rankin Yes
Ransom Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Moreno Yes
Esgar Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:00:04 PM  
Discussion from 6:00-7:15 pm on additonal
options. No action at present on reductions for: governing boards base
funding, Need Based Grants,  Work Study, Colorado Student Leaders
Institute, Tuition Assistance for CTE certificates, Prosecution Fellowship,
Further reductions for HC1 Financial sustainability for History Colorado,
or Medication Assisted Treatment Program; Request for letter to OSPB requesting
plans for use of $44.0 million
for the Governor's Emergency
Ed Relief Fund.