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491F221710B4389B872583DE006B74B9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1277

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 16, 2019      
Location Old State Library



HB19-1277 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:33:52 PM  

Representatives Cutter and Esgar presented House Bill 19-1277, concerning the creation of the computer science courses and clubs grant program in the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). The program provides grants to public schools to increase participation of traditionally under-represented students in computer science courses and clubs. The bill sponsors distributed Amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B), and responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill.

01:47:15 PM  

The following people provided testimony:

01:47:34 PM  

Andrew Sannier, representing Girls Who Code, testified in support of the bill.

01:50:46 PM  

Bridget Roman, representing Girls Who Code, testified in support of the bill.

01:54:44 PM  

Giselle Cordero, representing Girls Who Code, testified in support of the bill.

01:57:31 PM  

Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.

02:01:13 PM  

The panel answered questions from the committee, and Representative Esgar returned to the table to answer questions from the committee.

02:15:05 PM  

Alexis Harrigan, representing Code.org, testified in support of the bill and responded to questions from the committee regarding data of students in computer science courses and clubs.

02:20:05 PM  

Representative Cutter explained Amendment L.001.



02:21:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Cutter
Seconded Buckner
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:21:09 PM  

Representative Cutter explained Amendment L.002, and the bill sponsors responded to questions regarding the amendment.



02:25:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Cutter
Seconded Exum
Baisley Yes
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:25:42 PM  

The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.



02:41:11 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1277, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cutter
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley No
Buck No
Buckner Yes
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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