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94FB16950204CE5887258226007184C4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-004

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 31, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-004 - Committee Discussion Only


01:40:37 PM  

Senator Sonnenberg announced that no additional votes would be taken at the hearing, and that all three bills would be laid over for action only. The committee recessed.

01:41:28 PM  

The committee reconvened.

Senator Kerr, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-004 to the committee. The bill requires additional funding for full-day kindergarten and refers a measure to voters allowing the state to retain and spend revenue above the constitutionally allowed limit. Senator Kerr distributed amendment L.001 [Attachment B] and explained that the amendment updates future appropriation estimates in the bill.

01:53:10 PM  
Committee members discussed the bill with Senator Kerr.
01:55:29 PM  

Jan DeSautell, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Adams State University.

02:01:46 PM  

Andrea Malouff, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Adams State University.

02:03:19 PM  
Lori Smith, representing herself as the
principal of Alamosa Elementary, testified in support of the bill remotely
from Adams State University.
02:06:55 PM  

Kari Van Ry, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Adams State University.

02:08:55 PM  

Ms. Smith responded to committee member questions.

02:10:02 PM  

Vail Shoultz McCole, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Colorado Mesa University.

02:12:27 PM  

Lacey Hildebrand, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Colorado Mesa University.

02:14:24 PM  

Tina Henderson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill remotely from Fort Lewis College.

02:19:13 PM  

Ms. Henderson responded to committee member questions.

02:21:41 PM  

Shelbi Imhof, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:24:12 PM  

Samantha Fennell, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:25:58 PM  

Jill Hill, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.  She responded to committee member questions.

02:29:28 PM  

Shawna Fritzler, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:33:52 PM  

Richard Green, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  He responded to committee member questions.

02:37:28 PM  

Jonna Levine, representing Support Jeffco Kids, testified in support of the bill.

02:41:47 PM  

Ami Prichard, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:46:52 PM  
Senator Kerr spoke to the bill and noted
that he would wrap up his presentation before the committee votes on the
bill on February 5.

Committee members received two letters
in support of the bill [Attachments C and D].






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