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B3272305A1FACD558725850600786BE3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-001

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 6, 2020      
Location SCR 352



SB20-001 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:55:39 PM  
Senator Fields, sponsor, presented Senate
Bill 20-001, which concerns expanding behavioral health training for kindergarten
through twelfth grade educators.  She provided opening comments on
the bill and answered questions from the committee.  Senator Fields
distributed amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments E and F).

03:01:56 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

03:02:29 PM  

Kari Eckert, representing Robbie's Hope, spoke in support of the bill.

03:05:56 PM  

Hanna Newman, representing herself and Robbie's Hope, spoke in support of the bill.

03:08:31 PM  

The preceding two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

03:08:48 PM  

Former State Representative Debbie Stafford, representing the Aurora Mental Health Center, spoke in support of the bill.

03:13:15 PM  

Dr. Jo Ann Fujioka, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, spoke in support of the bill.

03:15:54 PM  

Maranda Miller, representing the Centennial Mental Health Center, spoke in support of the bill.

03:18:41 PM  

Jim Cole, representing the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind, spoke in support of the bill and in support of amendment L.003 (Attachment F).

03:20:00 PM  

Frank Cornelia, repreresenting the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, spoke in support of the bill.  He distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachments G and H).

03:24:04 PM  

Lorrie Yoshinaga, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

03:26:59 PM  

Valerie Schlecht, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, spoke in support of the bill.

03:28:32 PM  

The preceding witnesses answered questions from the committee.

03:35:37 PM  

Anthony DiLorenzo, representing Circles, spoke in support of the bill.

03:40:21 PM  

Kathryn Brown, representing herself as a school counselor and the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.

03:43:59 PM  

Heidi Haines, representing the Arc of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

03:46:40 PM  

Senator Fields explained amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments E and F). She answered questions from the committee about the amendments. Committee discussion ensued.

03:58:29 PM  
Senator Fields gave closing comments on the bill.


04:00:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Priola
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:00:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Lundeen
Priola
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:00:45 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-001, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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