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D52037AA2E49180D872587EC0075E442 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-071

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 17, 2022      
Location SCR 357



SB22-071 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:27:48 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:30:13 PM  
The committee came
back to order.  Senator Woodward, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-071,
which concerns authorization of the use of learning pods by nonpublic,
home-based educational programs.  Senator Woodward distributed amendment
L.003 (Attachment D) and explained the amendment.

02:33:25 PM  
Joanna Rosa-Saenz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Rosa-Saenz answered questions from the committee.
02:42:50 PM  
Matthew Server, representing the Colorado Catholic Conference, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
02:49:22 PM  
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards and the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Cook answered questions from the committee.
02:54:02 PM  
Meghan Raynes Matthews, Director of Government Affairs for the Colorado Education Association, read into the record written testimony from Kevin Vick, Vice President of the Colorado Education Association, in opposition to the bill. Ms. Raynes Matthews answered questions from the committee.
02:59:08 PM  
Former senator Evie
Hudak, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified
in opposition to the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.
03:06:52 PM  
Additional written
testimony submitted can be found as Attachment E.  Senator Woodward
discussed amendment L.003 (Attachment D) and answered questions from the
committee.  Julie Pelegrin, Office of Legislative Legal Services,
came to the table to answer questions about the amendment.


03:21:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Bridges No
Buckner No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Story No
Zenzinger No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
03:21:18 PM  
Committee members gave comments on the bill. Senator Woodward gave closing comments on the bill.


03:27:37 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-071 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Bridges No
Buckner No
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Story No
Zenzinger No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:27:55 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 22-071 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer No
Lundeen No
Priola No
Story Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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