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8C5109836DCCD04D872589A400611EE7 Hearing Summary


Date May 3, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court

HB23-1291 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

11:40:54 AM  
The committee took a recess.
11:41:13 AM  
The committee came back to order.
11:48:53 AM  
Senator Fields and Winter, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1291. The bill requires changes to expulsion hearings for schools and requires training for hearing officers. The committee asked questions to the sponsor.
11:56:07 AM  
A panel of witnesses
testified on the bill.

Jack Johnson,
representing Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

JJ Reed, representing
AUL Denver, testified in support of the bill.

Elie Zwiebel,
representing Colorado Juvenile Defender Center, testified in support of
the bill.

Bri Buentello,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
12:05:15 PM  
Erin Pier, representing AUL Denver, testified in support of the bill.
12:24:47 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee gave final remarks.

12:31:55 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1291 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Baisley No
Gonzales Yes
Liston Yes
Sullivan Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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