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A2BE21FFD8AE658E872589740078FA8F Hearing Summary


Date Mar 16, 2023      
Location SCR 357

HB23-1117 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

04:01:26 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:07:27 PM  
The committee resumed.
04:08:11 PM  
Senator Hinrichen
and Senator Gonzales, co-prime sponsors,  introduced House Bill 23-1117
concerning the requirement that legal immigrants agree to refrain from
executing an affidavit of support for the purpose of sponsoring a bid for
immigration while receiving public assistance from a program in the Department
of Human Services (DHS) or the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

The co-prime sponsors distributed a fact sheet (Attachment F).

04:14:24 PM  
Laura Sartor, representing
Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

Jean Demmler,
representing Colorado Council of Churches, testified in support of the

Ellen Giarratana,
representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of
the bill.

Dee Daniels Scriven,
representing Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified in
support of the bill.

04:26:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1117 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ginal
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Mullica Yes
Rich No
Smallwood No
Will No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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