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