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h_ed_2016a_2016-05-02t13:30:00z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/02/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-154



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-154 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 16-154 to the Committee on Finan
PASS

FAIL







01:50 PM -- SB16-154



Representative Ransom, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-154, which creates a system of tax credits for nonpublic education in Colorado. Representative Ransom responded to questions from the committee.





01:57 PM



The following people testified:



01:57 PM --
Stuart Pack, representing the Anti-Defamation League, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Pack responded to questions from the committee.



02:14 PM --
Brian Tanner, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Tanner responded to questions from the committee.





02:24 PM



Natalie Mullis, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee.



02:27 PM -- Wendy Faustin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Mike Brown, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Brown responded to questions from the committee



02:44 PM --
Janson Requiste, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.


BILL: SB16-154
TIME: 02:49:21 PM
MOVED: Everett
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-154 to the Committee on Finance. The motion failed on a vote of 5-6.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Buckner
No
Everett
Yes
Fields
No
Garnett
No
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
No
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 5 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: SB16-154
TIME: 03:02:53 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-154 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-4, with one member excused.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
No
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
No
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Excused
Wilson
No
Windholz
No
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 4 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:03 PM



The committee adjourned.




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