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81C1B6AE2D7B6237872582330073E0CB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-147

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 13, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-147 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:05:45 PM  
Senators Zenzinger and Coram, co-prime sponsors presented Senate Bill 18-147, which modifies the existing teacher loan forgiveness program to target hard-to-fill educator positions.
02:07:25 PM  
Tom Brinegar, representing the Public Education and Business Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:16:30 PM  
Dale McCall, representing the Colorado BOCES Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:06 PM  
Dr. Rob Reinsvold, representing the Colorado Center for Rural Education, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:02 PM  
Mr. Brinegar responded to committee questions.
02:23:57 PM  
Senator Zenzinger responded to committee questions.
02:25:14 PM  
Mr. McCall responded to committee questions.
02:31:51 PM  
Kerrie Dallman, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:43:51 PM  
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:09 PM  
Dan Schaller, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:19 PM  
Mr. Cook responded to committee questions.
02:51:06 PM  
Mr. Schaller responded to committee questions.
02:59:06 PM  
Ms. Dallman responded to committee questions.
02:59:15 PM  
Senator Zenzinger responded to committee questions.
03:02:53 PM  
Mr. Cook responded to committee questions.
03:05:36 PM  
Ms. Dallman responded to committee questions.
03:08:31 PM  
Senator Zenzinger commented on how teacher salaries compare in Colorado.
03:12:10 PM  
Michelle Murphy, representing the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:15 PM  
Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:32 PM  

Ms. Murphy responded to committee questions.

03:18:47 PM  
Senator Zenzinger discussed amendments L.001, L.002, and L.003, as well as a preamended version of the bill including amendments L.001 and L.002 [Attachmenets A through D, respectively].
03:22:35 PM  
Senator Zenzinger responded to committee questions regarding the amendments.


03:30:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment A].
Moved Court
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:30:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment B].
Moved Court
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:31:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 [Attachment C].
Moved Court
Seconded
Court
Jahn
Tate
Smallwood
Neville T.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:31:16 PM  
Senators Zenzinger and Court provided closing remarks on the bill.


03:37:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-147, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Jahn Yes
Tate No
Smallwood No
Neville T. No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:38:27 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-147 indefinitely.
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Court No
Jahn No
Tate Yes
Smallwood Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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