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H_ED_2022A 04/14/2022 02:22:37 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/14/2022
Attendance
Baisley X
Caraveo *
Exum *
Geitner X
Kipp X
Larson X
Michaelson Jenet X
Young X
McLachlan X
Time 02:22:37 PM to 04:46:45 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Colin Schroeder
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB22-1009 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB22-008 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB22-1009 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:24:27 PM  
Representatives Gray and Sullivan presented House Bill 22-1009, Continue Workforce Diploma Pilot Program. The bill extends the Workforce Diploma Pilot Program indefinitely.
02:25:07 PM  
Representative Gray
distributed amendments L.002 (Attachment A) and L.003 (Attachment B).
02:30:34 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:41:34 PM  
Kara Miller, representing Roy Cruise, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:42 PM  
Kristian Starner, representing Graduation Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:27 PM  
Paula Schriefer, representing Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning, testified to amend the bill. Dwenna Holden, representing Colorado Mountain College, testified to amend the bill. Dorothea Steinke, representing Literacy Coalition of Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
03:04:22 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:12:26 PM  
Chaer Robert, representing Skills2Compete Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
03:15:40 PM  
Ms. Robert responded to questions from the committee.


03:25:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B)
Moved Young
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:25:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A)
Moved Young
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:28:31 PM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.
03:33:44 PM  
Members of the committee provided closing remarks on the bill.


03:43:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1009, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Young
Seconded Exum
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp No
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan No
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-008 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:43:35 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and McKean presented Senate Bill 22-008, Higher Education Support for Foster Youth. The bill provides financial assistance to foster students to cover the cost of attendance at state institutions of higher education.
03:49:39 PM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from the committee and distributed amendments L.010,
L.013, and L.015 (Attachments C, D, and E).
03:51:17 PM  
Sue Ricker, representing Colorado Council of Churches, testified in support of the bill. Livi Christiansen, representing Colorado Youth Advisory Council, testified in support of the bill. Miguel Huerta, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:56 PM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
04:03:08 PM  
Kate Trujillo, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill. Benjamin Teevan, representing Fostering Colorado, Colorado Association of Children’s Agencies, and Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill. Minna Castillo-Cohen, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
04:10:09 PM  
Kiara Galvan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Isabelle Burton, representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill. Donna Golston, representing Mile High United Way, testified in support of the bill. Keaton Sheagley, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
04:24:24 PM  
Ashley Chase, representing Office of the Child's Representative, testified in support of the bill. Miriam Eckert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.


04:34:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment C)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:35:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment D)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:38:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment E)
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:38:12 PM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.
04:42:16 PM  
Committee members
provided closing remarks on the bill.


04:46:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-008, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Kipp
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


04:46:45 PM   The committee adjourned.






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