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AB360BA19CD9E087872583A200034E7D Hearing Summary


Date Feb 14, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

SB19-009 - Referred to House Appropriations

05:36:18 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and Wilson presented Senate Bill 19-009, concerning financial incentives for rural educators. Under current law, the Department of Higher Education administers stipends for teachers in rural areas with certain limits. The bill removes the limits on the number of stipends that may be issued and increases the maximum stipend amount for Colorado Rural Teaching Stipends.
05:39:43 PM  
Dr. Harvey Rude, Colorado Center for Rural Education (CCRE), testified in support of the bill and distributed information regarding stipends provided by CCRE (Attachment E).
05:47:38 PM  
Dale McCall, CCRE, testified in support
of the bill.
05:49:34 PM  
Evan Kennedy, Public Education Business Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
05:52:52 PM  
David Cassares, representing, testified in support of the bill.
05:56:39 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
05:59:54 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and Wilson made concluding comments on the bill.

06:02:05 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-009 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Wilson
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Catlin Yes
Coleman Excused
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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