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Date: 04/25/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1197



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1197 to the Committee on Appro PASS







02:17 PM -- HB16-1197



Senators Crowder and Todd presented House Bill 16-1197 to the committee. The bill requires each state agency that certifies, licenses, or registers an occupation to:



publish a summary of pathways available to military veterans by evaluating the extent to which military training meets state requirements, identifying reciprocity mechanisms in other states, and determining if occupational examinations are available that authorize a veteran to practice;

consult with community colleges and other post-secondary education institutions about courses or programs that fill the gap between military and civilian occupational training, and refresher courses for lapsed occupational training; and

consider adopting a national credentialing examination.



02:19 PM --
Steve Rylant, representing the United Veterans Committee (UVC), testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM --
Cory Everett, representing Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions and Occupations, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Frank McCurdy, representing UVC, testified in support of the bill.





02:25 PM



Senators Crowder and Todd wrapped up their presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1197
TIME: 02:26:12 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1197 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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