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EE4F08B98E94646087258ABD00808AEB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1009

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 8, 2024      
Location HCR 0107



HB24-1009 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

04:24:05 PM  
Reps. Joseph and
McLachlan presented HB 24-1003. The bill requires that child care licensing
resources be provided in multiple languages and establishes a new unit
in the Department of Early Childhood to support these services. The sponsors
distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment B)
.
04:40:33 PM  
Ms. Liliana Gonzalez
Mazzeo, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Claudia
Sanchez, representing the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition, testified
in support of the bill. Ms. Carin Rosa, representing the Colorado Department
of Early Childhood, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:57 PM  
Ms. Martha Espinoza,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Lauren Corboy,
representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of
the bill. Octavio Gomez, representing Boulder County, testified in support
of the bill. Khatira Amn, representing the Spring Institute for Intercultural
Learning, testified in support of the bill.

05:08:56 PM  
Committee discussion ensued with the witnesses.
05:10:45 PM  
Ms. Erika Echeverria,
representing Save the Children Action Network, testified in support of
the bill. Mr. George Davis V, representing Save The Children Action Network,
testified in support of the bill. Written testimony may be found in Attachment
C.


05:18:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon
Bradfield
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:18:54 PM  
The bill sponsors provided some final comments.


05:26:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1009, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Bacon
Bacon Yes
Bradfield Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook No
Lukens Yes
Pugliese Excused
Story Yes
Wilson Yes
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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