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FE141B5F3A62EB3E8725850600745E1C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1131

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 6, 2020      
Location Old State Library



HB20-1131 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:11:04 PM  

Representative Titone and Representative Caravero, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1131, concerning the creation of a grant program to provide funding for menstrual hygiene products in public schools. The sponsors distributed handouts about the bill and facts about access to mentrual products to the committee (Attachments A,B, and C). Committee discussion and questions ensued.

02:27:06 PM  

Caitlin Soch, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

 

 

02:50:05 PM  

Sam Espinoza, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.

02:51:00 PM  

Kate Newell, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:53:49 PM  

Erin Persand, representing I Support the Girls, testified in support of the bill.

02:59:06 PM  

The witnesses took questions and comments from the committee.

03:00:13 PM  

Tay Anderson, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.

03:03:47 PM  

Justin Key, representing I Support the Girls, testified in support of the bill.

03:05:39 PM  

Rhiannon Wenning, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:08:28 PM  

Emma Tang, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:10:55 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:14:09 PM  

Jess Wetzel, representing Free the Period Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:17:14 PM  

Piper Acuff, representing the Intersectional Feminist Club at Arvada West High School, testified in support of the bill.

03:19:40 PM  

Julia Trujillo, representing the Intersectional Feminist Club at Arvada West High School, testified in support of the bill.

03:22:10 PM  

Maia Wesiar, representing the Intersectional Feminist Club at Arvada West High School, testified in support of the bill.

03:24:38 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:36:21 PM  

Jonna Levine, representing Support Jefferson County Kids, testified in support of the bill.

03:39:38 PM  

Evie Hudack, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association (PTA), testified in support of the bill.

03:41:01 PM  

Shawna Fritzler, representing Jefferson County PTA, testified in support of the bill.

03:44:08 PM  

Elizabeth Hinkley, representing the ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:46:42 PM  

Ethan Davis, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:50:28 PM  

Jocelyn Gotfred, representing the Intersectional Feminist Club at Arvada West High School, testified in support of the bill.

03:52:38 PM  

Maya Tornerud, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:54:42 PM  

Alexandria Jimenez, representing the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, testified in support of the bill.

03:57:17 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

04:03:34 PM  

Julia Rohnes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:07:42 PM  

Geoff Davis, representing Period Kits, testified in support of the bill.

04:09:34 PM  

Grace Hoodson, representing the Intersectional Feminist Club at Arvada West High School, read a letter of support from Dr. Jason Glass, Jefferson County Superintendant.

04:11:14 PM  

Elizabeth Leving, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:13:23 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

04:19:06 PM  

Kay Landon, representing the Jefferson County Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

04:21:11 PM  

Teresa Key, representing I Support the Girls, testified in support of the bill.

04:22:42 PM  

Denise McCorrie, representing the Period Pals Project, testified in support of the bill.

04:26:28 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

04:30:05 PM  

Representative Titone distributed and explained amendment L.001 and L.002 (Attachments D & E).



04:32:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D)
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Caraveo
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:32:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E)
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Caraveo
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:32:32 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.

04:34:10 PM  

Representatives Titone and Caraveo, co-sponsors of the bill, gave closing remarks.



04:58:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1131, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley No
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Caraveo Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson No
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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