The committee was called to order. All members were present. Mr. Ryan Parsell, Deputy State Treasurer, briefed the committee on the issuance of certificates of participation (COPs) under Senate Bill 17-267. Committee members received a letter requesting the presence of the State Treasurer at the meeting (Attachment A). Mr. Parsell provided an overview of the legislation, and explained how COPs are issued under authority of the state. He also discussed the timeline for issuing COPs to fund capital projects under SB 17-267.