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H_ED_2021A 05/27/2021 01:35:28 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 05/27/2021
Attendance
Caraveo X
Exum X
Geitner X
Kipp X
Larson *
Michaelson Jenet *
Ransom X
Young X
McLachlan X
Time 01:35:28 PM to 07:15:44 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Nina Forbes
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-254 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB21-057 Referred to House Finance
SB21-172 Lay Over
HB21-1295 Postponed Indefinitely

SB21-254 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:35:38 PM  
Representatives Lynch
and Pico, co-sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-254.  The bill removes
obsolete language referencing an inactive advisory committee in the Department
of Human Services.
01:37:33 PM  
Representatives Pico and Lynch gave closing remarks on the bill.


01:39:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-254 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Geitner
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Ransom Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-172 - Committee Discussion Only




SB21-057 - Referred to House Finance


01:41:17 PM  
Representatives Gray
and Gonzales-Gutierrez introduced Senate Bill 21-057. This bill adds private
lenders, creditors, and collection agencies connected with student loans
to the Colorado Student Loan Servicers Act.

01:48:12 PM  
Hayley Banyai-Becker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:24 PM  
Hiba Hussain, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:50:13 PM  
Karen Cody-Hopkins, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:52:28 PM  
Morgan Royal, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:03:36 PM  
Sarah Staron, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
02:03:40 PM  
Seth Frotman, representing Student Borrower Protection Center, testified in support of the bill.
02:06:34 PM  
The prior panel answered questions from the committee.
02:14:59 PM  
Representatives Gray and Gonzales-Gutierrez gave closing remarks on the bill.


02:25:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-057 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Caraveo
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Ransom No
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


07:15:44 PM   The committee adjourned.






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