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Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1357



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1357 to the Committee of the W PASS







11:39 AM -- HB17-1357



Senators Williams and Cooke, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1357, which extends the period during which the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment may accept grant applications for the Skilled Worker Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training Grant Program (WORK program) from January 1, 2017, to January 1, 2018. Grants must be awarded by April 1, 2018. The bill moves the last date by which the grant review committee must submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly from May 1, 2019, to May 1, 2020. The bill also removes the cap on the amount of money appropriated to the WORK program that may be expended in a given fiscal year. Senators Cooke and Williams responded to committee questions.



11:43 AM --
Michael Gifford, representing the Association of General Contractors, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



11:46 AM --
Pat Teegarden, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.

BILL: HB17-1357
TIME: 11:51:20 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1357 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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