BILL SUMMARY for SB09-221
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS & MILITARY AFFAIRS
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|Moved that Senate Bill 09-221 be postponed indefin||PASS|
02:28 PM -- Senate Bill 09-221
Senator Lundberg, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 09-221, concerning the creation of a pilot property tax credit to support education in the state. He spoke of the potential for students to migrate from public schools to private schools, and noted that such migration would result in savings to the State of Colorado. He noted that parents seeking the credit would be required to sign an affidavit attesting to the fact the their child is not in the public school system in order to receive the tax credit.
The following person testified in regard to Senate Bill 09-221:
02:32 PM -- Treon Goossen, Florissant, representing herself, commented on the education of Colorado children at home. She supported Senate Bill 09-221, and said that the bill will help home-schooled children and their families in the future, as well as save the state significant financial resources. Senator Bacon said that expenditures for public education are a public good, and that every person in the country benefits from these expenditures.
|TIME: || 02:43:12 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that Senate Bill 09-221 be postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a 3-2-0 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
The committee meeting adjourned.