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DB4BC1DB1FC3306A8725883800016AF3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-213

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 3, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



SB22-213 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

06:15:31 PM  
Representative A.
Valez and Representative Tipper, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate
Bill 22-213, concerning continuing support for necessary child care programs.
The bill provides funding for a variety of early childhood programs and
creates an advisory group and training program for family, friend, and
neighbor providers.




The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
06:32:56 PM  
Dawn Alexander, representing
the Early Child Education Association of Colorado, testified to amend the
bill.



Simon Maghakyan, representing self, testified to amend the bill.



Sarah Hewitt, representing the Early Childhood Education Association, Angel
Hugs Daycare, and Colorado Shines, testified to amend the bill.



Molly Yost, representing the Mile High United Way, testified in support
of the bill.



Lorena Garcia, representing the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition, testified
in support of the bill.



Lisa Castiglia, representing the Office of Early Childhood in the Colorado
Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.



The panelists responded to questions from the committee.



Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment D).
07:03:16 PM  
Representative Tipper
explained amendment L.007 (Attachment E).


07:06:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment E).
Moved Sirota
Seconded Gonzales-Gutierrez
Amabile
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks Excused
Holtorf
Jodeh
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:06:20 PM  
Representative A.
Valdez discussed amendment L.008 (Attachment F). Representative Tipper
and Representative A. Valdez answered questions from the committee about
amendment L.008.


07:11:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment F).
Moved Sirota
Seconded Cutter
Amabile
Bradfield
Cutter
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Hanks Excused
Holtorf
Jodeh
Pelton
Ricks
Williams
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
07:11:39 PM  
Representative Tipper and Representative A. Valdez made concluding remarks on Senate Bill 22-213. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.


07:16:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-213, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Cutter
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hanks Excused
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
Pelton No
Ricks Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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