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38607C55396C076B8725883700038226 Hearing Summary


Date May 2, 2022      
Location SCR 352

HB22-1394 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

06:38:22 PM  
Senators Winter and
Donovan introduced House Bill 22-1394, concerning funding for just transition
conmmunity and worker supports.  The bill provides and further appropriates
funding to the Department of Labor and Employment for the Office of Just
Transition and Coal Transition Worker Assistance Programs.
06:42:41 PM  
Wade Buchanan, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified in support of the bill.
06:43:06 PM  
Daphne Gervais, representing Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), testified in support of the bill.
06:44:47 PM  
Dennis Dougherty,
representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.
06:45:52 PM  
Chris Markuson, representing the BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
06:46:39 PM  
Phil Hayes, representing
the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the United Association
of Plumbers and Pipefitters, testified in support of the bill.

06:49:11 PM  
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:50:51 PM  
Ron Geary, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:52:24 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
06:55:00 PM  
The sponsors made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

06:58:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1394 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Woodward Yes
Coleman Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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