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40789A0E5258D499872583E50073566F Hearing Summary


Date Apr 23, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

SB19-231 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:59:52 PM  

Representatives Exum and Tipper, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-231, concerning the Colorado Second Chance Scholarship. The bill creates the scholarship program in the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) to assist persons who were previously committee to the Division of Youth Services and are pursing a postsecondary credential. The Executive Director of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) must appoint a program coordinator to regularly meet with and support scholarship recipients to set employment and education goals, and to connect students with wraparound services. The bill sponsors answered questions from the committee.

03:12:04 PM  

Dr. Angie Paccione, representing CDHE and CCHE, testified in support of the bill and answered committee questions about the program.

03:12:46 PM  

The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

03:26:55 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-231 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Exum
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley No
Bird Yes
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson No
McCluskie Yes
Wilson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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