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CA3A0D56AB01F05B872586A300711D0A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-167

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 25, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-167 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:35:33 PM  
Minority Leader Holbert
and Senator Bridges, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-167, which concerns
the regulation of child care centers.  The co-sponsors distributed
and explained amendments L.002, L.003, L.006, and L.007 (Amendments D,
E, F, and G).
02:43:01 PM  
Janelle Andrews, representing the YMCA of Pueblo, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:33 PM  
Susan Zimmerman, representing St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:28 PM  
Kim Schulz, representing the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:52 PM  
Bill Jaeger, representing
Colorado Children's Campaign, testified to amend the bill.
02:56:18 PM  
Taran Schneider, representing Healthy Child Care Colorado, testified to amend the bill.
02:59:56 PM  
Becky Edwards, representing herself, testified to amend the bill.
03:03:28 PM  
MaryAlice Cohen, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, testified to amend the bill.
03:05:02 PM  
Chris Coker, representing the YMCA of Northern Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:42 PM  
The co-sponsors reviewed amendments L.002, L.003, L.006, and L.007 (Attachments D through G).
03:13:28 PM  
Jacob Baus, Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions from the committee regarding the amendments.
03:16:38 PM  
The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.
03:21:34 PM  
Riley Kitts, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, answered questions from the committee on amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments D and E).
03:23:18 PM  
Mr. Jaeger came back
to answer questions from the committee about the amendments.


03:25:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Story Excused
Zenzinger
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:25:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Story Excused
Zenzinger
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:28:09 PM  
The committee discussed
amendment L.006 (Attachment F).


03:28:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Story Excused
Zenzinger
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:29:29 PM  
The committee discussed
amendment L.007 (Attachment G).


03:32:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Story Excused
Zenzinger
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:32:33 PM  
The co-sponsors provided
closing comments on the bill.  Committee discussion ensued.


03:36:51 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-167, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Story Excused
Zenzinger Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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