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h_phc_2016a_2016-01-26t13:34:25z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/26/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1050



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1050 to the Committee on Appro PASS







01:57 PM -- HB16-1050



Representative Petterson, sponsor, presented House Bill 1050 to the committee. A research note on the bill was distributed to the committee (Attachment E), and Anne Wallace, Legislative Council Staff, explained the research note process. Representative Petterson explained that the bill creates a task force to address issues related to child care needs for low income parents. She explained that the membership of the task force would include representatives from four state agencies, parents, and service providers. The task force is required to conduct research on barriers to affordable child care, create a report, and recommend legislation. She explained the reasoning behind the fiscal note for the bill.



160126 AttachE.pdf160126 AttachE.pdf



01:59 PM



Representative Petterson responded to questions from the committee.



02:07 PM --
Chaer Robert, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment F). Ms. Robert responded to questions from the committee. 160126 AttachF.pdf160126 AttachF.pdf



02:28 PM --
Rich Jones, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment G). 160126 AttachG.pdf160126 AttachG.pdf



02:32 PM -- Laurie Harvey, Center for Work Education and Employment, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment H). Ms. Harvey responded to questions from the committee. 160126 AttachH.pdf160126 AttachH.pdf



02:40 PM --
Louise Myrland, Women's Foundation of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:43 PM



Representative Petterson gave concluding remarks on the bill. The committee discussed the bill.

BILL: HB16-1050
TIME: 02:48:09 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1050 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Conti
No
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
No
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
No
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS










The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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