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FA61DEE7B7B62C23872583A0005F32B5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1008

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 13, 2019      
Location SCR 352



HB19-1008 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


10:19:50 AM  

Senator Story took over as committee chair. Senators Todd and Lundeen, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1008 which concerns the provision of grants for career and technical education capital construction through the "Building Excellent Schools Today" (BEST) Act. Senator Todd explained the purpose of the bill. Senator Lundeen gave his opening comments on the bill.

10:23:47 AM  

Michael Gifford, CEO for Associated General Contractors of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

10:29:43 AM  

Eric Ward, representing the Colorado Association of Career and Technical Education, spoke in support of the bill.

10:33:54 AM  

Tony Gagliardi, Colorado State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, spoke in support of the bill.

10:38:35 AM  

Mr. Gifford stated that the Colorado Homebuilders Association is also in support of the bill.

10:40:21 AM  

Jane Banzin, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.

10:42:34 AM  

Deb Mackenzie, representing herself as a retired educator, spoke in support of the bill.

10:44:27 AM  

Senators Todd and Lundeen provided closing comments on the bill.



10:49:10 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1008 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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