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6978B655A63615C7872584FD0080339F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1007

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Jan 28, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



HB20-1007 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:20:21 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Buentello, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1007, which concerns increasing the diversity of Colorado's educators in elementary and secondary schools.  They distributed a handout (Attachment H) and amendment L.001 (Attachment I).  The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.

04:28:48 PM  

Elizabeth Hinde, Dean of the School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver, spoke in support of the bill.

04:34:39 PM  

Dr. Ashley Hazelwood, Director of Teach Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

04:37:58 PM  

Prateek Dutta, representing Education Reform Now and Democrats for Education Reform, spoke in support of the bill.

04:40:44 PM  

Aya Saad-Masri, representing herself as a member of the Colorado Youth Congress, spoke in support of the bill.

04:43:40 PM  

The panelists answered questions from the committee.

04:47:50 PM  

Krista Spurgin, representing Stand for Children, spoke in support of the bill.

04:50:45 PM  

Karen Amidan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:54:19 PM  

Stephanie Perez-Carillo, representing the Colorardo Children's Campaign, spoke in support of the bill.

04:54:42 PM  

Paula Gallegos, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.

05:01:25 PM  

Brianna Jecmen, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.

05:03:59 PM  

Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, spoke in support of the bill.

05:05:38 PM  

Dan Schaller, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, spoke in support of the bill.  The prior three witnesses responded to committee questions.



05:12:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Coleman
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Young
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:19:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1007, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Buentello
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Young Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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