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s_fin_2017a_2017-03-23t11:04:30z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/23/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1081



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1081 to the Committee of the W PASS







11:16 AM -- HB17-1081



Senator Fenberg, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1081, which allows but does not require a state-supported institution of higher education to charge the resident tuition rate to an Olympic athlete residing anywhere in the state, and training in programs approved by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the governing body of an Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, or Parapan American sport. Under current law, only Olympic athletes training at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs may receive the reduced, resident tuition rate.



11:21 AM --
Leslie Klein, representing USOC, testified in support of the bill.



11:24 AM --
Terris Tiller, representing USOC, testified in support of the bill.



11:27 AM --
Dartanyon Crockett, representing USOC, testified in support of the bill.





11:30 AM



Mr. Tiller responded to committee questions.



11:31 AM -- Steve Kreidler, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1081
TIME: 11:34:18 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1081 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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