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58AAEB6AC246FF5E872583E7006F770B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1187

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location SCR 352



HB19-1187 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:17:31 PM  

Senator Bridges, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1187, which concerns increasing completion rates of applications for student financial aid for higher education.  Senator Bridges responded to questions from the committee.

02:22:45 PM  

Senator Bridges continued to answer questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.

02:26:02 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

02:26:58 PM  

Morgan Royal, representing New Era Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

02:30:30 PM  

Stephanie Ricker, representing the Colorado Department of Higher Education, spoke in support of the bill.

02:34:15 PM  

Tonette Salazar, representing the Colorado School Counselors Association, spoke in support of the bill.

02:39:24 PM  

Prateek Dutta, representing Education Reform Now and Democrats for Education Reform, spoke in support of the bill.

02:42:03 PM  

The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.

02:44:29 PM  

Senator Bridges provided closing comments on the bill and answered questions from the committee. He distributed a packet of handouts to the committee (Attachment E).



02:51:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1187 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram No
Hill No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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