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h_bus_2016a_2016-03-15t13:34:06z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/15/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1290



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1290 to the Committee on Appro PASS







01:34 PM -- HB 16-1290



Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Esgar introduced House Bill 16-1290. The bill extends the Transitional Jobs Program (known as ReHire Colorado) administered by the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) through June 30, 2022, except that CDHS shall offer no new transitional jobs after December 31, 2021. The program is currently scheduled to repeal June 30, 2017, with no new transitional jobs offered after December 31, 2016.



Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Esgar responded to questions from the committee.



01:40 PM --
Andrea Sanchez, Belmont Senior Care, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sanchez responded to questions from the committee.



01:43 PM --
Crystal Berhal, Catholic Charities, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Berhal responded to questions from the committee.



01:44 PM --
Tania Barham, University of Colorado, spoke about the bill and her role on the ReHire program evaluation team.



01:47 PM --
Patrick Turner, University of Colorado, spoke about the bill and his role on the ReHire program evaluation team.



01:48 PM



Ms. Barham and the bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



01:51 PM --
Izzy Abbass, United Veterans Committee, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Abbass responded to questions from the committee.



01:55 PM --
Rich Jones, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Jones responded to questions from the committee.



02:01 PM --
Katie Griego, CDHS, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Griego responded to questions from the committee.



02:07 PM



The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.



02:09 PM



The committee took a brief recess.



02:15 PM



The committee reconvened.


BILL: HB16-1290
TIME: 02:15:09 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1290 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Winter
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
No
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










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