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0A6B099435AA80A987258AD600820A11 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 4, 2024      
Location HCR 0112

HB24-1221 - Referred to House Appropriations

04:40:28 PM  
Representative Marshall, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 24-1221. The bill creates an income tax credit for tax years 2024 and 2025 for licensed teachers who teach in public schools. He provided a packet of information about the bill (Attachment K) and responded to questions from the committee.
04:52:18 PM  
Representative Soper, co-prime sponsor, came to the table to comment about the bill.
04:56:10 PM  
Evie Hudak, representing Colorado PTA, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:59:24 PM  
Ms. Kathy Dorman, representing American Federation of Teachers Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:59:33 PM  
Ms. Brenna Minkler, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:04:28 PM  
Kevin Vick, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
05:07:33 PM  
Matthew Server, representing the Colorado Catholic Conference, testified in support of the bill.
05:10:10 PM  

Autumn Brooks, representing Clear Creek School District Re-1, testified in support of the bill.  Additional written testimony is included at Attachment L.

05:13:05 PM  
Jason Gelender, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, was available to answer committee questions.
05:18:15 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks.

05:29:18 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1221 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Soper
Seconded Marshall
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Frizell Yes
Garcia Yes
Hartsook Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall Yes
Soper Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details