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A49A93AA9CBEAEE9872584FE0061A18D Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-052

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Jan 29, 2020      
Location SCR 352



SB20-052 - Amended, referred to Senate Finance

10:46:28 AM  

Senator Coram and Senator Zenzinger, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-052, which concerns the creation of a smart school bus safety pilot program.

10:50:44 AM  
Senator Zenzinger read into the record
written testimony in support of the bill from Greg Jackson, Executive Director
of Transportation and Fleet Services for Jefferson County Public Schools.
 Copies of amendments L.001, L.002, and L.004 were distributed to
the committee (Attachments B, C, and D).
10:54:38 AM  

The following people testified on the bill:

10:55:51 AM  

Dan Snowberger, Superintendent of Durango School District, testified remotely in support of the bill.

11:00:10 AM  

Robert Brown, representing Montrose County School District, testified remotely in support of the bill.

11:03:09 AM  

Jim Pavlich, Director of Safety and Security for Montrose County School District, testified remotely in support of the bill.

11:03:43 AM  

The two witnesses testifying remotely from Montrose County School District answered questions from the committee.

11:10:01 AM  

Senator Coram read into the record a letter of support from Disability Law Colorado.

11:11:26 AM  

Ward Leber, representing the Child Safety Network, spoke in support of the bill.

11:21:24 AM  

John Simmons, representing School Safety Partners, spoke about the bill.  He distributed a packet of handouts to the committee (Attachment E).

11:33:15 AM  

Detective Daniel Sperry, representing the Child Safety Network, spoke in support of the bill.

11:37:48 AM  

The co-sponsors explained amendments L.001, L.002, and L.004 (Attachments B, C, and D).



11:43:31 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:43:46 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


11:44:01 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:44:25 AM  

Committee members provided closing comments on the bill.  The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.

11:55:17 AM  
Committee members continued to provide
closing comments on the bill.


11:56:42 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-052, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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