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8612E3C0A47CBF7F87258529006D46E1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1128

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 12, 2020      
Location SCR 352



HB20-1128 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:53:37 PM  

Senator Zenzinger, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1128, which concerns education requirements for educators to increase awareness of special education issues. She distributed amendment L.004 (Attachment B).

01:58:06 PM  

Jennifer Iverson, representing herself as a parent, spoke in support of the bill.

02:01:03 PM  

Ms. Iverson read written testimony in support of the bill from Nara Altman, who represented herself as a parent.

02:04:28 PM  

Cali Nichols, representing Colorado Kids Identified with Dyslexia (COKID), spoke in support of the bill.

02:07:23 PM  

Amy Dubronyi, representing COKID, spoke in support of the bill.

02:10:21 PM  

The panel answered questions from the committee.

02:11:37 PM  

Ms. Iverson read written testimony in support of the bill from Jayma Wessling, who represented herself as a parent.

02:13:03 PM  

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

02:16:01 PM  

Nate Golich, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.

02:17:53 PM  

Cristiano Sosa, Executive Director of the Arc of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill and amendment L.004 (Attachment B).

02:19:35 PM  

Robert Frantum-Allen, Director of Special Education for Denver Public Schools, spoke in support of the bill.



02:24:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:24:24 PM  

Senator Zenzinger answered questions from the committee.



02:32:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1128, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill No
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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