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Date: 04/05/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1106



SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1106 to the Committee on Appro PASS







10:40 AM -- HB 17-1106



Senator Martinez Humenik, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1106. The reengrossed bill continues the Early Childhood Leadership Commission (commission) in the Department of Human Services. The commission is scheduled for repeal on July 1, 2018, and this bill extends it through September 1, 2023. The bill makes several other changes including elimination of a cash fund for the commission, prohibiting the use of General Fund for paying for commission staff or expenses, and technical adjustments to how federal funds are allocated to the commission. It also allows the commission to seek and receive gifts, grants, and donations.





10:42 AM --
Anna Jo Haynes, Early Childhood Leadership Commission, testified in support of the bill.



10:46 AM --
Barbara Grogan, Early Childhood Leadership Commission, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A). Ms. Grogan responded to questions.





10:51 AM



The committee dialogued with Ms. Haynes and Ms. Grogan.





10:58 AM --
Tom Massey, Early Childhood Leadership Commission, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Massey responded to questions from the committee.



11:09 AM --
Cindy Schulz, Early Childhood Leadership Commission, testified in support of the bill.



11:15 AM --
Bill Jaeger, Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.



11:18 AM -- Kristina Mueller, Early Childhood Leadership Commission, testified in support of the bill.



11:24 AM --
Shawna Fritzler, Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill.





11:26 AM



Senator Martinez Humenik made closing comments.




BILL: HB17-1106
TIME: 11:29:19 AM
MOVED: Martinez Humenik
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1106 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



11:30 AM



Senator Smallwood adjourned the meeting.












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