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3220A47BB7A25C5C872583A10070F4B8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 14, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

HB19-1139 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:33:50 PM  

Representative Carver, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1139, concerning American civics education.  The bill provides public schools the option of meeting the kindergarten through 8th grade state civics standards through an American civics course of study that emphasizes knowledge in several topics. Representative Carver distributed information regarding the bill and the 2020 Colorado State Board of Education Civics standards (Attachment A).

01:40:54 PM  
Representative Carver answered committee questions regarding the community forums required under current law. State law requires that school districts convene a community forum at least every 10 years to discuss content standards in civics.
02:00:38 PM  
Representative Carver continued to respond to committee questions.
02:01:02 PM  
Representative Carver gave concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

02:16:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1139 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Wilson
Seconded Larson
Baisley Yes
Buckner No
Catlin Yes
Coleman No
Cutter No
Exum No
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie No
Michaelson Jenet No
Wilson Yes
Buentello No
McLachlan No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

02:18:45 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1139 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Buckner
Seconded McCluskie
Baisley No
Buckner Yes
Catlin No
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson No
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson No
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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