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46BCC200682565E6872586B1005BE586 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1150

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Apr 8, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1150 - Amended, referred to House Finance


10:43:48 AM  
Representative Jodeh, bill sponsor, introduced House Bill 21-1150 to the committee. The bill creates the Office of New Americans in the Department of Labor and Employment and transfers the Refugee Services Program to the new office.
10:45:21 AM  
Committee members asked question to the bill sponsor.
10:54:16 AM  
Victoria Francis, representing International Rescue Committee in Denver , testified in support of the bill. Kit Taintor, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, was available for questions. Members of the committee asked questions to both witnesses.
11:06:54 AM  
Mathew Mengesha, representing Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning; Ms. Jordan Enger, representing International Rescue Committee, testified in support of the bill; Dr. Ki'i Powell, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified to amend the bill.
11:19:53 AM  
Bill Zepernick, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee about the fiscal note.
11:23:36 AM  
Representative Jodeh introduced amendment L.002 (Attachment A).


11:24:40 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Carver
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:24:41 AM  
Representative Jodeh offered closing remarks. Members of the committee also provided remarks in closing.


11:37:01 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1150, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Carver No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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