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B7BD2E38218BF150872586C60071C93E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1173

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 29, 2021      
Location SCR 357



HB21-1173 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:42:55 PM  
Senator Pettersen
and Senator Bridges, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1173, which concerns
prohibiting higher education institutions from considering legacy preferences
in the admissions process.  The co-sponsors gave opening comments
and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment E). They answered
questions from the committee.
02:47:37 PM  
Prateek Dutta, representing Democrats for Education Reform, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Dutta answered questions from the committee.
02:55:21 PM  
Julia Hunt, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:32 PM  
Laura Valle-Gutierrez, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:26 PM  
Molly Frommelt, Student
Body President of the University of Colorado Boulder, testified in support
of the bill.
03:05:52 PM  
Zoe Barley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:10:11 PM  
Meha Khanna, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:12:46 PM  
Jennifer Munoz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:22 PM  
Sarah Staron, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:05 PM  
Olja Kovacevic, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:22:18 PM  
Makaila Rosin, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:24:35 PM  
The co-sponsors gave closing comments on the bill and answered questions from the committee.


03:29:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1173 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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