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h_fin_2016a_2016-03-02t13:34:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/02/2016


BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1142


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The committee was called to order. A quorum was present.

01:34 PM -- HB16-1142

Representatives Buck and Ginal, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 16-1142. The bill creates a state income tax credit for licensed Colorado health care professionals who provide personalized instruction, training, and supervision to one or more graduate students seeking a medical degree at a Colorado institution for higher education. The credit is limited to 300 qualifying taxpayers each year at $1,000 per taxpayer. This credit is non-refundable. Credits in excess of this amount may be carried forward for up to five years. Representative Ginal distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A). Representative Buck distributed amendment L.002 (Attachment B).

16HouseFin0302AttachA.pdf16HouseFin0302AttachA.pdf 16HouseFin0302AttachB.pdf16HouseFin0302AttachB.pdf

01:50 PM -- Ms. Kelly Erb, representing the Colorado Rural Health Centers, came to the table to testify in support of the bill. She distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachment C and D, respectively). She answered several committee questions.

16HouseFin0302AttachC.pdf16HouseFin0302AttachC.pdf 16HouseFin0302AttachD.pdf16HouseFin0302AttachD.pdf

02:10 PM -- Ms. Amber Egbert, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR), came to the table to answer questions.

02:11 PM -- Ms. Jennifer Goodrum, representing the Colorado Dental Association, came to the table in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.

02:20 PM -- Ms. Kate Watkins, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to address questions regarding the fiscal note.

02:34 PM -- Ms. Tanya Kelly Bowry, representing the University of Colorado, came to the table to testify in support of the bill. She answered several committee questions.

02:50 PM

The committee recessed.

02:53 PM

The committee came back to order.

02:54 PM

The bill was laid over for action only.