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h_ed_2016a_2016-02-22t13:34:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/22/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1196



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt Amendment L.001 (Attachment C). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D). The motion w

Refer House Bill 16-1196, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection



PASS









01:34 PM -- HB16-1196



Representative Lee, chair, welcomed the committee. Representatives Pettersen and Rankin, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1196, which provides college savings accounts to 6,000 low-income preschool-aged children. The Department of Human Services provided handouts to the committee (Attachment A). The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



16HouseEd0222AttachA.pdf16HouseEd0222AttachA.pdf



01:47 PM



The following people testified about the bill:



01:47 PM --
Bill Jaeger, Vice President for Early Childhood Initiatives at the Colorado Children's Campaign, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Jaeger responded to questions from the committee.



02:02 PM --
Rich Jones, representing the Bell Policy Center, spoke in support of the bill. He distributed his testimony to the committee (Attachment B). Mr. Jones responded to questions from the committee.



16HouseEd0222AttachB.pdf16HouseEd0222AttachB.pdf



02:18 PM --
Benjamin Waters, representing Mile High United Way, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Waters responded to questions from the committee.



02:23 PM --
Keri Batchelder, Two-Generation Manager for the Department of Human Services, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Batchelder responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB16-1196
TIME: 02:43:58 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt Amendment L.001 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.

16HouseEd0222AttachC.pdf16HouseEd0222AttachC.pdf
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Buckner
Everett
Fields
Garnett
Lundeen
Moreno
Priola
Wilson
Windholz
Lee
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: HB16-1196
TIME: 02:45:31 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D). The motion was withdrawn.

16HouseEd0222AttachD.pdf16HouseEd0222AttachD.pdf
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Buckner
Everett
Fields
Garnett
Lundeen
Moreno
Priola
Wilson
Windholz
Lee
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:





02:48 PM



Representatives Pettersen and Rankin offered closing comments to the bill. Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB16-1196
TIME: 02:49:28 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1196, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 8-3.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
No
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
No
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Yes
Wilson
No
Windholz
Yes
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS




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