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h_bus_2016a_2016-05-10t10:24:07z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/10/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-077



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-077 to the Committee on Appro PASS







12:36 PM



The committee took a brief recess.



12:39 PM



The committee reconvened.



12:39 PM -- SB 16-077



Representative Ginal and Representative Primavera introduced Senate Bill 16-077. The bill outlines policies designed to increase employment opportunities for persons with intellectual and development disabilities.



12:44 PM --
Patrick Teegarden, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, spoke about the bill. Mr. Teegarden responded to questions from the committee.



12:49 PM



Representative Primavera responded to questions from the committee.



12:50 PM --
Bob Lawhead, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Lawhead provided a written copy of his testimony (Attachment F).



160510 AttachF.pdf160510 AttachF.pdf



12:54 PM --
Katherine Carol, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



12:58 PM --
Jeff Sutton, Colorado State University, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Sutton responded to questions from the committee.



01:01 PM --
Joy Shorthill, Columbine Health Systems, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Shorthill provided a handout to the committee (Attachment G).



160510 AttachG.pdf160510 AttachG.pdf



01:04 PM --
Mari Jo Rymer, The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



01:05 PM --
Connor Long, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Long responded to questions from the committee.



01:12 PM



The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks.


BILL: SB16-077
TIME: 01:21:26 PM
MOVED: Winter
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-077 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-1.
SECONDED: Thurlow
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Nordberg
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Winter
Yes
Wist
No
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Williams
Excused
Final YES: 11 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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