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h_fin_2018a_2018-03-12t13:33:49z2 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 12, 2018      
Location xLSB A

HB18-1208 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:08:56 PM  
Speaker Duran and Representative Winter, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1208, which expands the state income tax credit for child care expenses by increasing the amount of the credit and broadening the eligible taxpayer population.
02:16:51 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions. Mr. Greg Sobetski, representing Legislative Council Staff, discussed the data and assumptions he used to write the fiscal note.
02:29:13 PM  
Ms. Louise Myrland, representing the Women's Foundation of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:32:59 PM  
Ms. Gloria Higgins, representing Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, testified in support of the bill.
02:38:40 PM  
Mr. Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
02:42:33 PM  
Ms. Higgins responded to a committee question.
02:42:46 PM  
Ms. Annalise Romoser, representing the
Save the Children Action Network, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:06 PM  
Ms. Erica Van Voast, representing the Junior League of Denver, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:31 PM  
Ms. Stacy Howard, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:19 PM  
Mr. Harlan Bair, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He responded to committee questions.
03:01:09 PM  
Mr. Scott Wasserman, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.

03:10:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment E].
Moved Thurlow
Seconded Gray
Michaelson Jenet
Van Winkle
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:11:08 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.
03:15:39 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.

03:18:55 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1208, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Herod
Beckman No
Benavidez No
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Excused
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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