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F8C0EDC11205DA848725838C0077EB1D Hearing Summary


Date Jan 24, 2019      
Location SCR 352

SB19-009 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:49:52 PM  

Senator Story took over as committee chair.  Senators Todd and Coram, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-009 which concerns providing financial incentives for educators to work in rural areas.  The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.

02:57:57 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

02:58:20 PM  

Dale McCall, representing the Colorado Boards of Cooperative Education Services Association, the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, and the Colorado Association of School Executives, spoke in support of the bill.  Mr. McCall answered questions from the committee.

03:06:08 PM  

Evan Kennedy, representing the Public Education and Business Coalition, spoke in support of the bill.  He distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

03:11:29 PM  

Cassie Harrelson, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.

03:14:25 PM  

Samantha Nuechterlein, representing Education Reform Now, spoke in support of the bill.

03:17:55 PM  

Senator Todd provided closing comments on the bill.

03:21:04 PM  

Anna Gerstle, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer questions.

03:22:51 PM  

Harvey Rude and Valerie Sherman, representing the Colorado Center for Rural Education, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.

03:32:35 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-009 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Todd
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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