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E5DA8F50FBDBB4E787258398007510A1 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 5, 2019      
Location SCR 357

SB19-060 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:18:44 PM  

Senator Hill, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 19-060.  The bill would create a tax credit available to teachers for personal expenses for school supplies that extends beyond a similar federal tax credit.

02:24:18 PM  

Ms. Evie Hudak, Colorado PTA, testified against the bill.  Ms. Hudak responded to a question from the committee related to how many private school teachers might benefit from the bill.

02:28:34 PM  

Mr. Louis Pino, Legislative Council Staff, described the bill's fiscal impact on the state.  Mr. Pino and Ms. Amber Egbert, Colorado Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee related to how current federal tax credits are claimed by private or public school teachers, tax administration, and tax fraud implications.

02:36:46 PM  

Senator Hill gave a summary of the position of witnesses who attended a prior hearing but were unable to return to testify today.  Senator Hill made closing comments on the bill.

02:41:19 PM  

Committee members made comments on the bill.

02:57:16 PM  

Senator Hill made further comments on the bill and the committee discussion.

03:01:10 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-060 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Tate
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:02:38 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 19-060 indefinitely.
Moved Lee
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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