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9321EBC40E85E68E872586AA006DC2E4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-116

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 1, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-116 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:58:55 PM  
Senator Danielson, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-116, which concerns the prohibition of American Indian mascots in Colorado. Committee members made comments on the bill.
02:05:20 PM  
Senator Danielson answered questions from the committee.
02:11:55 PM  
Manuel Heart, Chairman
of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, testified to amend the bill.
02:23:44 PM  
Melvin Baker, Chairman
of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, testified in support of the bill.
02:29:53 PM  
Gail Ridgely, representing
Northern Arapaho Tribal Sand Creek Massacre Representatives and Descendants,
testified to amend the bill.
02:34:33 PM  
Tanksi Chrisjohn, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:04 PM  
Talon Long, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Long answered questions from the committee.
02:45:46 PM  
Donna Chrisjohn, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Chrisjohn answered questions from the committee.
02:55:21 PM  
Danielle SeeWalker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:02 PM  
Brody SeeWalker, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:53 PM  
Dallin Maybee, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:42 PM  
Hannah Strianese, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:21 PM  
Raven Payment, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:19 PM  
Jeanvieve Jerome, representing Lakota Way Healing Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:16 PM  
Kristina Maldonado Bad Hand, representing the Denver American Indian Commission, testified in support of the bill.
03:31:31 PM  
Taylor Kingsbery, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:34:24 PM  
Lee Bitsoi, representing Fort Lewis College, testified in support of the bill.
03:37:35 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:53:59 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:54:27 PM  
Jacob Reed, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:33 PM  
Blake Mundell, representing LamarProud, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:18 PM  
Stephanie Davis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:52 PM  
Jennifer Spires, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:09:13 PM  
Antonia Medina, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:13:10 PM  
Nathaniel Cradle, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:18:02 PM  
Paige Reilly, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:21:52 PM  
Chris Applegate, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:25:39 PM  
Renee Marino, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:29:52 PM  
Duane Brown, representing the Yuma School District , testified to amend the bill.
04:36:00 PM  
Sylvester Lee Roubideaux, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:39:26 PM  
Teresa Roubideaux, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:45:30 PM  
The prior panel of three witnesses answered questions from the committee.
04:59:51 PM  
Travis Roubideaux,
representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:04:29 PM  
Michelle Murphy, representing the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified to amend the bill.
05:07:52 PM  
Senator Danielson distributed and explained amendments L.011, L.012, L.015, L.016, and L.019 (Attachments B through F).
05:14:13 PM  
Senator Danielson
continued to explain the amendments.  Committee discussion ensued.
 Senator Priola moved amendment L.020.


05:31:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Pettersen
Story
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:32:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Pettersen
Story
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:32:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Pettersen
Story
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:32:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Pettersen
Story
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:33:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.019
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Pettersen
Story
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:33:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020
Moved Priola
Seconded
Bridges No
Buckner No
Kirkmeyer No
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Pettersen No
Story No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
05:34:33 PM  
Senator Danielson provided closing comments on the bill. Committee members made comments on the bill.
05:40:15 PM  
Committee members
continued to give closing comments on the bill.


05:55:01 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-116, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Lundeen No
Priola Yes
Pettersen Yes
Story Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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