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h_ed_2016a_2016-02-17t09:51:58z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/17/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1100



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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09:52 AM -- HB16-1100



Representative Lee, chair, welcomed the committee and audience members. He announced that House Bill 16-1116 was laid over, and that House Bill 16-1100 would be on the table for witness testimony only. Representative Esgar, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1100, which extends in-state tuition rates to unaccompanied homeless youth. She distributed a handout from the Bell Policy Center (Attachment A) and another handout (Attachment B) to the committee.



16HouseEd0217AttachA.pdf16HouseEd0217AttachA.pdf 16HouseEd0217AttachB.pdf16HouseEd0217AttachB.pdf



The following people testified about the bill:



09:56 AM --
Victoria Black, representing the Court Appointed Special Advocates and the Bridging the Gap Program at Mile High United Way, spoke in support of the bill.



10:01 AM --
Dawnitia Lewis, representing Mile High United Way, spoke in support of the bill.





10:05 AM



The preceding two witnesses and Representative Esgar responded to questions from the committee.



10:14 AM --
Tanya Ilela, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Ilela responded to questions from the committee.



10:19 AM --
Mary Giggy, representing Aims Community College, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Giggy responded to questions from the committee.



10:34 AM --
Matthew Kring, representing Metropolitan State University Denver, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Kring responded to questions from the committee.





10:40 AM




The committee recessed.





10:45 AM



The committee came back to order. Representative Lee thanked the witnesses for testifying. The committee adjourned.


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