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5CB66346556C0F348725898F0071E5E4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-269

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 12, 2023      
Location SCR 357



SB23-269 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:44:09 PM  
Senator Buckner, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 23-269, which concerns creating a bonus payment program to incentivize Colorado Preschool Program providers to participate in the Colorado Universal Preschool Program. Senator Buckner provided opening comments on the bill.
02:48:58 PM  
Dr. Lisa Roy, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Early Childhood, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:07 PM  
Lauren Corboy, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:43 PM  
Michele Stillwell-Parvensky, representing Colorado Department of Early Childhood, answered questions from the committee.
02:57:15 PM  
The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:59:23 PM  
Lydia Waligorski, representing Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:49 PM  
Shelley Smith, representing Eagle River Valley LCO, testified in support of the bill.
03:04:40 PM  
Martin Ruffalo, representing Colorado Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC), testified in support of the bill.
03:09:23 PM  
Senator Rich, co-sponsor, provided closing comments on the bill. Senator Buckner and committee members gave closing comments.


03:11:34 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-269 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buckner
Seconded
Baisley No
Fields Excused
Kolker Yes
Lundeen Yes
Rich Yes
Marchman Yes
Buckner Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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