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s_sa_2018a_2018-02-05t13:32:07z6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-087

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 5, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-087 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


05:09:40 PM  
Senator Fenberg, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-087 to the committee. The bill allows certain refugees and special immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at institutions of higher education.
05:14:48 PM  

Jennifer Wilson, representing the International Rescue Committee, testified in support of the bill.

05:18:09 PM  

Garett Reppenhagen, representing Vet Voice Foundation, testified in support of the bill.

05:20:27 PM  

Angel Guma, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:22:18 PM  
Mr. Reppenhagen responded to committee member questions.
05:24:04 PM  

Mica Varga, representing No One Left Behind, testified in support of the bill.

05:26:49 PM  

Travis Weiner, representing Veterans for American Ideals, testified in support of the bill.

05:29:57 PM  

Maytham Alshadaad, representing the Denver Refugee and Immigrant Vitalization and Empowerment (DRIVE) Project, testified in support of the bill.

05:36:46 PM  

Abbey Hickey, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:38:45 PM  

Elise Heyen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:40:27 PM  

Tiffeny Pippin, representing Spring Institute, testified in support of the bill.

05:43:43 PM  
Linda Van Doren, representing Emily Griffith Technical College, testified in support of the bill.
05:44:44 PM  

Enas Alsharea, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:46:39 PM  
Senator Fenberg wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

Committee members commented on the bill.



05:48:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-087 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS