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F20B3D0A31F5579E872583E800005696 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

SB19-246 - Referred to House Appropriations

06:03:53 PM  

Representatives Wilson and McLachlan, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-246, concerning public school finance. The bill increases base per pupil funding for FY 2019-20 by $182.76 to $6,951.53 to reflect a 2.7 percent inflation rate and makes other changes in the calculation, including a reduction of the budget stabilization factor by $100 million.

06:15:27 PM  

Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

06:21:42 PM  

Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.

06:22:47 PM  

David Blackburn, representing Salida School District, testified in support of the bill.

06:26:40 PM  

Douglas Billonette, representing Elizabeth Schools testified in support of the bill.


06:29:47 PM  
Dr. Lisa Escarcega, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of the bill.
06:31:26 PM  

The panel answered questions from the committee.

06:33:48 PM  

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

06:37:05 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-246 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Wilson
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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