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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-02t13:42:59z13 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1414

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 2, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HB18-1414 - Lay Over


05:34:08 PM  

Senator Priola introduced House Bill 18-1414 concerning higher education emergency grants.  The bill creates the emergency completion and retention grant program in the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) to assist eligible students with qualifying financial emergencies.  He distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachments P and Q).

05:38:58 PM  

Shannon McCasland, Aims Community College, spoke in favor of the bill.

05:42:34 PM  
Andrew Rauch, CDHE, spoke in favor of the
bill.
05:43:02 PM  
Mr. Rauch responded to questions from the
committee.
05:44:38 PM  

Ms. McCasland responded to questions from the committee.

05:47:09 PM  
Senator Priola made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


05:53:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1414 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Moreno
Seconded
Court Yes
Hill No
Moreno Yes
Cooke No
Marble Excused
YES: 2   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL