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DC2EA5C682978CD0872584FE00681477 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-089

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



SB20-089 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

11:56:54 AM  
President Garcia and Senator Danielson,
co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-089, which concerns funding assistance
to increase the minimum amounts paid to persons employed by local education
providers.  They provided opening comments and distributed amendments
L.001, L.002, L.003, L.004, and L.005 (Attachments F through J).  Senator
Hill distributed amendment L.006 (Attachment K).
12:03:25 PM  

The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.

12:06:49 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

12:06:58 PM  

Hailey McMoore, representing Great Education Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

12:11:02 PM  

Kristi Leech, representing Great Education Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

12:14:10 PM  

Kallie Leyba, representing the American Federation of Teachers Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

12:16:26 PM  

The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.

12:23:47 PM  

Cory Bissell, representing himself as a member of the Jefferson County Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.

12:28:15 PM  

Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.  She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment L).

12:31:52 PM  

The prior two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

12:36:39 PM  

Jonna Levine, representing Support Jeffco Kids, spoke in support of the bill.

12:39:42 PM  

Shawna Fritzler, representing the Jefferson County Parent Teacher Association, spoke in support of the bill.

12:42:59 PM  

The prior two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

12:46:08 PM  

Eric Rothaus, representing the Department of Treasury, came to the table to answer questions about the impact of the bill on the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) program.

12:50:03 PM  

Bill Ryan, Director of the State Land Board, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.

12:56:14 PM  

Senator Danielson read written testimony into the record from a teacher in the Montezuma-Cortez School District.

01:01:03 PM  

Anna Gerstle, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer questions about the bill's fiscal note.

01:04:48 PM  

Senator Danielson explained amendments L.001 through L.005 (Attachments F through J) and answered questions from the committee.

01:07:37 PM  

The committee continued to discuss the bill and the amendments.



01:14:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:15:02 PM
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


01:15:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill No
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:15:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:16:35 PM  

Committee members gave closing comments on the bill.

01:18:37 PM  
Amendment L.005 (Attachment J) was withdrawn.
 The co-sponsors provided closing comments on the bill.


01:22:18 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-089, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill No
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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