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52635BFCAB13E0EE87258816006F2EFC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1255

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 31, 2022      
Location SCR 357



HB22-1255 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:16:23 PM  
Senators Zenzinger
and Kirkmeyer, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 22-1255.  The bill
requires data collection concerning disabled students and higher education
and creates an advisory committee in the Department of Higher Education.
 The sponsors answered several committee questions.
02:18:55 PM  
Carl Einhaus, representing
the Colorado Department of Higher Education, testified in support of the
bill.  Sam Jarris, representing himself, testified in support of the
bill.  Frank Kane, representing himself, testified in support of the
bill.  Written testimony may be found in Attachment B.

02:37:18 PM  
Jennifer Woegens,
representing Arapahoe Community College, testified to amend the bill.  Melissa
Cermak, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified
in support of the bill.  Michael Neil, representing Colorado Cross-Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Giovanna Burno, representing
Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.



02:48:55 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1255 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Kirkmeyer
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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