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816C3D838A259791872587F9005DCB9C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1101

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 2, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1101 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:04:31 AM  
Senator Sonnenberg
and Senator Zenzinger, co-sponsors, gave opening comments on House Bill
22-1101, which concerns the expansion of a program that allows a Public
Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) service retiree to work full-time
without any reduction in the service retiree's benefits for a rural school
district that has a critical shortage of qualified individudals with specific
experience, skills, or qualifications that the service retiree has.  Senator
Zenzinger answered questions from the committee.  Committee discussed
ensued.  
10:08:53 AM  
Michelle Murphy, representing the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Murphy answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.
10:20:07 AM  
Ron Baker, representing the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), testified in opposition to House Bill 22-1101 and House Bill 22-1057. Mr. Baker answered questions from the committee.
10:28:11 AM  
Matt Cook, representing
the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of both
House Bill 22-1101 and House Bill 22-1057.
10:29:33 AM  
Bret Miles, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of both House Bill 22-1101 and House Bill 22-1057.
10:31:52 AM  
The prior two witnesses answered questions from the committee.
10:35:22 AM  
Dawn Fritz, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of both House Bill 22-1101 and House Bill 22-1057.
10:38:25 AM  
Carol Pace, representing the American Association of Retired Persons Colorado, testified in support of both House Bill 22-1101 and House Bill 22-1057.
10:42:30 AM  
Additional written
testimony submitted can be found as Attachment A.  Senator Zenzinger
gave closing comments on the bill.  Committee members made comments.



10:51:07 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1101 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola No
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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