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H_ED_2021A 06/03/2021 08:03:21 AM Committee Summary

Date 06/03/2021
Baisley *
Caraveo X
Exum X
Geitner X
Kipp X
Larson *
Michaelson Jenet *
Young X
McLachlan X
Time 08:03:21 AM to 08:47:20 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Nina Forbes
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1325 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB21-1325 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

08:03:34 AM  
Representatives McCluskie
and Herod introduced House Bill 21-1325. The bill establishes an interim
committee on school finance in the 2021 and 2022 legislative interims,
and requires that that the committee design and recommend a state mill
levy override matching program, and contract for a study on methods of
measuring student economic disadvantage.
08:19:11 AM  
The bill sponsors answered questions from the committee.
08:19:27 AM  
Bret Miles, representing Colorado Association of School Executives, testified to amend the bill.
08:27:38 AM  
Leslie Colwell, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
08:28:37 AM  
Benjamin Waters, representing Stand for Children Colorado & The Opportunity Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
08:31:44 AM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
08:33:51 AM  
Representatives Herod
and McCluskie introduced and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

08:39:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Kipp
Seconded Caraveo
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:39:12 AM  
Representatives McCluskie and Herod gave closing remarks on the bill.

08:47:00 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1325, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

08:47:20 AM   The committee adjourned.

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