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095B90DF26E330CC87258520007C23CF Hearing Summary


Date Mar 3, 2020      
Location HCR 0112

SB20-016 - Postponed Indefinitely

03:36:00 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:36:20 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:52:37 PM  
Representative Soper, sponser, presented Senate Bill 20-016, concerning amending the existent parent notification law to require notification of charges brought against public school employees relating to the provision of illegal substances to students. The bill adds the sale or distribution of certain controlled substances and unlawfully providing alcohol to students under the age of 21 to the current list of criminal charges that require notification to parents of students. Representative Soper responded to questions from the committee.
03:58:44 PM  
Luke Ragland, representing Ready Colorado, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
04:10:12 PM  
Representative Soper responded to questions from the committee, and Mr. Ragland also answered committee questions. Committee discussion ensued.
04:12:16 PM  
Brita Darling, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee regarding the specific charges that would trigger the notification requirement in the bill.
04:15:07 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:10 PM  
The committee recessed.
04:20:57 PM  
The committee came back to order.
04:21:22 PM  
Representative Soper made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

04:26:15 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-016 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Soper
Seconded McKean
Benavidez No
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean Yes
Roberts No
Soper Yes
Tipper No
Herod No
Weissman Yes
YES: 4   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

04:27:07 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-016 indefinitely.
Moved Herod
Seconded Benavidez
Benavidez Yes
Carver No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
McKean No
Roberts Yes
Soper No
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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