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EE220B1FAC2300C18725863A005E1BAD Hearing Summary


Date Nov 30, 2020      
Location Old State Library

HB20B-1001 - Referred to House Appropriations

11:39:05 AM  
Representatives Young
and Soper, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20B-1001 to the
committee. The bill creates a grant program in the Colorado Department
of Education to distribute funding to local education providers to increase
internet access for students and staff.
11:46:38 AM  
Representatives Soper
and Young responded to committee questions.
11:46:57 AM  
Representative Soper
distributed and discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment A) to the committee.
12:00:54 PM  
Amie Baca-Oehlert,
representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of
the bill.
12:05:42 PM  
Delilah Collins,
Colorado Department of Education, is available for questions only.
12:09:38 PM  
Jarred Masterson,
representing Rural Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
12:15:24 PM  
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association
of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.

All written testimony
can be found in (Attachment B).
12:18:26 PM  
The committee took
a brief recess.  The committee came back to order and the motion on
Amendment L.001 was rescinded.
12:26:03 PM  
Representative Young
and Soper made final remarks. Committee members commented on the bill.

12:29:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20B-1001 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Duran
Seconded Sirota
Baisley Yes
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Kipp Excused
Lontine Yes
Will Yes
Williams D. No
Woodrow Yes
Sirota Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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