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78A36534EE8FE1B08725899700739877 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 20, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

SB23-007 - Referred to House Appropriations

03:02:39 PM  

Representatives Kipp and Catlin presented Senate Bill 23-007 to the committee. The bill modifies the Adult Education Grant Program in the Colorado Department of Education, and allows community colleges, local district colleges, and area technical colleges to award high school diplomas. Written testimony on the bill is included as Attachment G.

03:07:19 PM  

Chaer Robert, representing Skills2Compete Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Dwenna Holden, representing Colorado Mountain College, testified in support of the bill. Dorothea Steinke, representing Literacy Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment H). Paula Schriefer, representing Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning, testified in support of the bill. Emily Ochoa, representing the Spring Institute, testified in support of the bill.

03:31:08 PM  
Elizabeth Peetz, representing Comcast, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:02 PM  
Representatives Catlin and Kipp wrapped up their presentation to the committee.

03:53:05 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-007 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hamrick
Seconded Young
Bacon Excused
Bradfield Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook Yes
Lukens Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Pugliese Yes
Wilson Yes
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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