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Minutes for HB2096 - Committee on Financial Institutions and Pensions

Short Title

Establishing the Kansas children's savings account program.

Minutes Content for Mon, Feb 25, 2019

Chair Kelly opened the hearing on HB 2096, recognized David Wiese, Assistant Revisor of Statutes, who briefed the committee on HB 2096(Attachment 10)  No questions presented.

Proponents - Chair Kelly recognized the following individuals who provided testimony in support of HB 2096: Representative Dennis Highberger, 46th District, Lawrence, (Attachment 11); Melinda Lewis. Associate of Practice and Associate Director, Center for Community Engagement and Collaboration, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas, (Attachment 12); Annie McKay, President and CEO, Kansas Action for Children, (Attachment 13). A question and answer period followed for the proponents of the bill.

Neutral - None

Neutral-written only - Chair Kelly announced the following individuals provided Neutral-written only testimony on HB 2096: Scott Gates, Education Savings Director and General Counsel, Kansas State Treasurer's Office, (Attachment 14); and Sandra Kimmons, Assistant Director of Economic and Employment Services, Kansas Department for Children and Families, (Attachment 15).

Opponents - None

Chair Kelly closed the hearing on HB 2096.

The next House Financial Institutions and Pensions committee meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 11, 2019.

Chair Kelly adjourned the meeting at 10:39 am.