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h_ed_2017a_2017-04-24t13:38:17z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/24/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-039



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E). The motion f

Postpone Senate Bill 17-039 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 17-039 to the Committee on Finan
FAIL

PASS

FAIL







03:54 PM -- SB17-039



Representative Ransom presented and summarized Senate Bill 17-039 concerning  the creation of income tax credits for non-public education. She distributed a letter (Attachment A) and written testimony (Attachment B).



17HouseEd0424AttachA.pdf17HouseEd0424AttachA.pdf 17HouseEd0424AttachB.pdf17HouseEd0424AttachB.pdf



04:01 PM --
Kate Watkins, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions regarding the fiscal note. She distributed a handout on the net budget impact of the bill (Attachment C).



17HouseEd0424AttachC.pdf17HouseEd0424AttachC.pdf



04:10 PM



Representative Ransom answered questions from the committee.



04:14 PM --
Jenna Ellis, representing the Centennial Institute, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.



04:20 PM --
John Rea, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



04:27 PM --
Angela Engel, representing Uniting 4 Kids, testified in opposition to the bill.



04:32 PM --
Stuart Pack, representing the Anti-Defamation League, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



04:39 PM --
John St. John, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



04:42 PM --
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, the Colorado Education Association, and the Colorado Association of School Board Executives, testified in opposition to the bill.



04:44 PM --
Tim Krug, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



04:48 PM --
Wendy Vogel, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.



04:51 PM --
Bob Kaser, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He distributed a copy of his testimony to the committee (Attachment D).



17HouseEd0424AttachD.pdf17HouseEd0424AttachD.pdf



04:55 PM --
Delana Maynes, representing Taxpayers for Public Education, testified in opposition to the bill.



04:58 PM --
Evie Hudak, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in opposition to the bill.





05:00 PM



Representative Ransom distributed and summarized amendment L.003 (Attachment E).



17HouseEd0424AttachE.pdf17HouseEd0424AttachE.pdf

BILL: SB17-039
TIME: 05:02:23 PM
MOVED: Everett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E). The motion failed on a vote of 6-7.
SECONDED: Navarro
VOTE
Bridges
No
Everett
Yes
Exum
No
Garnett
No
Lee
No
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
No
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 6 NO: 7 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





05:05 PM



Representative Ransom provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: SB17-039
TIME: 05:15:01 PM
MOVED: Everett
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-039 to the Committee on Finance. The motion failed on a vote of 6-7.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Bridges
No
Everett
Yes
Exum
No
Garnett
No
Lee
No
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
No
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 6 NO: 7 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: SB17-039
TIME: 05:17:06 PM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-039 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
No
Sias
No
Wilson
No
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







05:18 PM



The committee adjourned.








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