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BAFB1656AE2DC469872586D3007D6160 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1264

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date May 12, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1264 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


04:49:41 PM  
Senators Kolker and
Hisey, co-prime sponsors, explained House Bill 21-1264, concerning the
allocation of state money for workforce development activities to increase
the skills of Colorado workers.
04:54:29 PM  
Joe Barela, representing
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), testified in support
of the bill.


Mr. Joe Garcia,
representing Colorado Community College System, testified in support of
the bill.


Ms. Kim Woodworth,
representing Economic Development Council of Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.


Committee members
asked questions about skilled work forces, pre-pandemic job openings, and
education.


 
05:06:44 PM  
Lee Wheeler-Berliner,
representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), testified
in support of the bill.

Tim Fry, representing the Colorado Workforce Development Council, testified
in support of the bill.

Traci Marques, representing the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, testified
in support of the bill.

 

Written testimony about House Bill 21-1264 can be found in Attachment B.
05:14:40 PM  
Senators Kolker and
Hisey made closing remarks.


05:15:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1264 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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