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Archives Interim 2001 Welfare Oversight Committee



Final Report

Committee Members

Representatives Senators
Lauri Clapp, Co-Chair Rob Hernandez, Co-Chair
Betty Boyd F. Jim Dyer
Mark Cloer Mary Ellen Epps
Bill Crane John Evans
Pam Rhodes Bob Hagedorn
Andrew Romanoff Deanna Hanna
Desiree Sanchez Doug Linkhart
David Schultheis  
Debbie Stafford  
Lois Tochtrop  
John Witwer  
Staff Contact:  Jeanette Chapman,, 303-866-6136
Whitney Gustin,,
Agendas and meeting summaries can be accessed using the hearing date links located below. An agenda will be available prior to each hearing. After the hearing has been held, the meeting summary, upon completion, will be available through the same hearing date link. Committee reports and memoranda prepared by staff will be available through the Staff Reports and Memos link above. The final report of the committee will be available, upon completion, through the Final Report link above.  
2001 Committee Schedule
Hearing Date Time Location
 Tuesday, July 24 

9:30 a.m.

HCR 0112

 Thursday, September 6  9:30 a.m. HCR 0112
 Wednesday, October 10  1:00 p.m. HCR 0112


Proposed Legislation
Bill Designation Short Title Fiscal Notes Bill Numbers

 Bill A 

Concerning extensions under the Colorado works program for persons who have reached the sixty-month lifetime limit for receipt of TANF assistance  Bill A   
 Bill B  Concerning the state earned income tax credit, and, in connection therewith, allowing the credit for any income tax year commencing on or after January 1, 2002.  (Bill Not Approved by Legislative Council - 11/15/01)    
 Bill C  Concerning community planning grants to support work force development programs for low-income persons  Bill C   
 Bill D  Concerning incentives to encourage Colorado works participants to pursue a living wage.  Bill D   
 Bill E  Concerning the creation of the "Responsible Fatherhood Act", and making an appropriation in connection therewith.                                                          (Bill Not Approved by Legislative Council - 11/15/01)    
 Bill F  Concerning grants to public schools for the cost of providing extended learning programs to children receiving public assistance, and making an appropriation therefor.  (Bill Not Approved by Legislative Council - 11/15/01)      
 Bill G  Concerning segregated funding under the Colorado works program.  Bill G   
 Bill H  Concerning methods to address barriers to self-sufficiency in Colorado works participants, and making an appropriation therefor.  Bill H