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38291E25A8673C5E872583D6006B552E Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For SB19-230

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 8, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-230 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:32:23 PM  

Senator Moreno, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-230 to the committee. The bill codifies the existing Colorado Refugee Services Program in the Department of Human Services, which allows the state to receive federal funds under the Immigration and Nationality Act. The program provides refugees with cash and medical assistance and social services.

01:34:57 PM  

Jennifer Wilson, representing the International Rescue Committee, testified in support of the bill.

01:41:47 PM  

Basma Maghazaji, representing No One Left Behind, Denver Chapter, testified in support of the bill.

01:44:51 PM  

Lauren Leary, representing the International Rescue Committee, testified in support of the bill.

01:45:06 PM  

Joe Hortner, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:48:28 PM  

Mousa Al Khafaji, representing the International Rescue Committee, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:40 PM  

Sara Beth Ford, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:56:05 PM  

Zahraa Oteifah, representing the Colorado African Organization, testified in support of the bill.

02:01:37 PM  

Nga Vuong-Sandoval, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:02:49 PM  

Kate Waidler, representing the Refugee Action Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:12:42 PM  

Esam Al-Wadiy, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:14:35 PM  

Kit Taintor, State Refugee Coordinator, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:09 PM  

Senator Moreno wrapped up his presentation of the bill.



02:18:02 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-230 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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