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s_blt_2016a_2016-04-27t14:01:17z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/27/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1290



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1290 to the Committee on Appro PASS







03:17 PM -- HB 16-1290



Senator Hill and Senator Kerr introduced House Bill 16-1290, concerning the ReHire Colorado reauthorization. The bill extends the Transitional Jobs Program administered by the Department of Human Services (DHS) through June 30, 2022, except that DHS shall offer no new transitional jobs after December 31, 2021. The program is currently scheduled to repeal June 30, 2017, with no new transitional jobs offered after December 31, 2016. The senators provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C). Senator Kerr responded to questions from the committee.



160427 AttachC.pdf160427 AttachC.pdf



03:25 PM --
David Ortiz, United Veterans Committee, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:31 PM --
Katie Griego, Department of Human Services, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



03:38 PM --
Brian Cadena, University of Colorado - Boulder, spoke in support of the bill.



03:42 PM --
Bessie Hutchison, ReHire Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.



03:47 PM --
Frank Waterous, Bell Policy Center, spoke in support of the bill.



03:49 PM



Senator Kerr made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


BILL: HB16-1290
TIME: 03:50:57 PM
MOVED: Heath
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1290 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
No
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
No
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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