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405FB060E02F53678725882400774CD3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-008

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 14, 2022      
Location HCR 0107



SB22-008 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:43:35 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and McKean presented Senate Bill 22-008, Higher Education Support for Foster Youth. The bill provides financial assistance to foster students to cover the cost of attendance at state institutions of higher education.
03:49:39 PM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from the committee and distributed amendments L.010,
L.013, and L.015 (Attachments C, D, and E).
03:51:17 PM  
Sue Ricker, representing Colorado Council of Churches, testified in support of the bill. Livi Christiansen, representing Colorado Youth Advisory Council, testified in support of the bill. Miguel Huerta, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:56 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
04:03:08 PM  
Kate Trujillo, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill. Benjamin Teevan, representing Fostering Colorado, Colorado Association of Children’s Agencies, and Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill. Minna Castillo-Cohen, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
04:10:09 PM  
Kiara Galvan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Isabelle Burton, representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill. Donna Golston, representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill. Keaton Sheagley, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
04:24:24 PM  
Ashley Chase, representing Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill. Miriam Eckert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.


04:34:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment C)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:35:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment D)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:38:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment E)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:38:12 PM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.
04:42:16 PM  
Committee members
provided closing remarks on the bill.


04:46:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-008, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Kipp
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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