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3A1A3F262552F2AF8725869B006CF98F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-077

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Mar 17, 2021      
Location SCR 352



SB21-077 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:50:32 PM  
Senator Gonzales
introduced Senate Bill 21-077 concerning lawful presence credentialing.
 The bill specifies that a verification of lawful presence is not
required of an applicant for a license, certificate, or registration to
practice a regulated profession.  She distributed Amendments L.001
and L.002  to the committee (Attachments C and D).  Senator Gonzales
responded to questions from the committee.

01:51:34 PM  
Patty Salazar, Executive Director, Department of Regulatory Agencies, spoke in favor of the bill.
01:57:18 PM  
Meghan MacKillop,
Colorado Municipal League, spoke about the bill from an amend position.
01:58:05 PM  
Karen Nunez, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
01:58:53 PM  
Duvia Ortega, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:02:37 PM  
Jose Lopez-Nava, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:07:12 PM  
Lorena Garcia, Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:14:22 PM  
Valentina Pons, representing
herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:15:10 PM  
Stephanie Beltran, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:19:13 PM  
Carin Rosa, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:19:43 PM  
Deysi De Luna, Colorado Jobs with Justice, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:20:35 PM  
Brittany Vessely, Colorado Catholic Conference, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:23:30 PM  
Christine Hernandez, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:26:49 PM  
Michael Nicoletti,
Department of Regulatory Agencies, spoke in favor of the bill.  He
discussed the purpose of Amendment L.001 (Attachment C and L.002 (Attachment
D).  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:26:50 PM  
Additional written
testimony may be found in Attachment E.
02:33:42 PM  
Senator Gonzales responded to questions from the committee.


02:39:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Priola No
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:39:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman
Kolker
Liston
Priola
Woodward
Danielson
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:40:50 PM  
Senator Gonzales made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:41:20 PM  
Senator Priola made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:41:39 PM  
Senator Rodriguez made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:42:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-077, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Danielson
Seconded
Coleman Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston No
Priola Yes
Woodward No
Danielson Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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