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s_fin_2016a_2016-05-09t12:24:15z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1142



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1142 to the Committee on Appro PASS







01:31 PM -- HB16-1142



Senators Crowder and Cooke, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1142. For tax years 2017, 2018, and 2019, the reengrossed bill creates a state income tax credit for licensed Colorado health care professionals who provide uncompensated personalized instruction, training, and supervision to one or more graduate students seeking a medical degree at a Colorado institution for higher education. Instruction, training, and supervision must last at least four weeks during the income tax year in which the credit is claimed. The credit is limited to 200 qualifying taxpayers each year at $1,000 per taxpayer.



01:34 PM --
Ms. Kelly Erb, representing the Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill. The committee received a map showing access to healthcare in rural Colorado and a fact sheet about the bill (Attachments D and E, respectively). Ms. Erb responded to a question from the committee.



16SenateFin0509AttachD.pdf16SenateFin0509AttachD.pdf 16SenateFin0509AttachE.pdf16SenateFin0509AttachE.pdf



01:40 PM --
Dr. Robert Bricca, representing the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Erb responded to questions from the committee. Senator Roberts commented on the witness testimony. Dr. Bricca also responded to questions.





01:50 PM



Senators Crowder and Cooke made some closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1142
TIME: 01:54:09 PM
MOVED: Holbert
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1142 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Roberts
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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