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E697D68216D6860B872585060069ED20 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 6, 2020      
Location SCR 357

SB20-050 - Postponed Indefinitely

12:17:04 PM  
Senator Woodward introduced Senate Bill
20-050.  The bill creates a state income tax credit of up to $500
for eligible educators that incur certain out-of-pocket expenses.  Senator
Woodward discussed legal issues related to the introduction of revenue-raising
bills in the Senate.
12:19:33 PM  
Amber Egbert, Colorado Department of Revenue, responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's fiscal note and efforts of the department to prevent fraud with regard to refundable tax credits.
12:22:59 PM  
Senator Gonzales commented on the bill and a similar bill introduced in the House. The committee discussed the issues related to introducing revenue raising bills in the Senate. Committee members commented on the bill.

12:35:36 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-050 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hansen
Hansen No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Gonzales No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

12:35:46 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-050 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Gonzales
Hansen Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS