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h_ed_2018a_2018-05-07t13:17:28z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-083

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date May 7, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



SB18-083 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:01:49 PM  

Representative Ransom presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-083 concerning the creation of income tax credits for nonpublic education. The sponsor answered questions from the committee members.

02:07:58 PM  

Carolyn Martin, representing Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC), testified in support of the bill.  She distributed a handout to the committee [Attachment A].

02:09:47 PM  

Stuart Pack, representing the Anti-Defamation League, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:13:39 PM  
Aaron Bloom, a student from the University of Colorado-Boulder, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:16:18 PM  
The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
02:19:07 PM  
Jim Johnson, representing the Colorado Association of Private Schools, testified in support of the bill.
02:22:06 PM  

Mindy Jordan, representing herself as a parent in the CHEC, testified in support of the bill.

02:23:24 PM  

Teagan Jordan, representing himself as a student in the CHEC, testified in support of the bill. He discussed his experience as a home school student.

02:24:39 PM  
The previous three witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
02:25:17 PM  

Joy Runnels, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:28:16 PM  

Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:30:41 PM  
Marilyn Rhodes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:33:55 PM  

Stefania Vaughan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:37:21 PM  

Amber Egbert, representing the Department of Revenue answered questions from the committee members.

02:39:23 PM  

The sponsor provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.



02:42:26 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-083 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded Everett
Bridges No
Everett Yes
Exum No
Garnett No
Lee No
Leonard Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan No
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner No
Pettersen No
YES: 6   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:43:27 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-083 indefinitely.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Lee
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen No
McLachlan Yes
Reyher No
Sias No
Wilson No
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS