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30FB25B777DFA4E187258839006253A2 Hearing Summary


Date May 5, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

HB22-1414 - Referred to House Appropriations

11:54:03 AM  
Representatives Gonzales-Gutierrez and Michaelson Jenet, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1414. Conditional upon approval at the November 2022 election, the bill creates the Healthy School Meals for All program to provide reimbursement for free meals to all students, offer local food purchasing grants and increase employee wages. It also requires that the state apply to participate in a federal direct certification demonstration project.
11:58:33 AM  
Anna Gerstle, representing Legislative Council Staff, joined the committee to respond to questions from the fiscal note.
11:59:28 AM  
The committee discussed the bill with Ms. Gerstle and the bill sponsors.
12:01:35 PM  
Mr. Marc Jacobson, representing Hunger Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Dan Sharp, representing Mesa County Valley Schools, testified in support of the bill.
12:07:18 PM  
The sponsors wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.

12:09:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1414 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Kipp
Benavidez Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rich Excused
Sandridge No
Soper Excused
Tipper Yes
Snyder Excused
Bird Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 2   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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