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H_ED_2017A 04/26/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Date: 04/26/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 11:40 AM to 12:27 PM
Bridges
X
Everett
X
Place: HCR 0112
Exum
X
Garnett
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Lee
*
Representative Pettersen
Leonard
*
Lundeen
X
This Report was prepared by
McLachlan
X
Damion Pechota
Navarro
X
Sias
X
Wilson
X
Buckner
X
Pettersen
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1359

SB17-272
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





11:41 AM -- HB17-1359



Representative Young presented and summarized House Bill 17-1359 concerning positions in the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) that are exempt from the state personnel system.



Committee discussion ensued.



11:46 AM --
Leanne Emm, representing CDE, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the CDE employees that are exempt from the state personnel system.



Ms. Emm answered questions from the committee regarding the state personnel system.





11:56 AM



Representative Young provided closing comments.



The committee members provided closing comments.




















BILL: HB17-1359
TIME: 11:56:35 AM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1359 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
Yes
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:57 AM -- SB17-272



Representative Lundeen and Representative Pettersen, co-sponsors, presented and summarized Senate Bill 17-272 concerning adding a measure relating to the demonstration of college and career readiness for determining a local education provider's attainment of the post-secondary and workforce readiness performance indicator.



12:01 PM --
Keith King, representing Colorado Early Colleges, testified in favor of the bill. He answered questions regarding curriculum for college and workforce readiness programs. Senator King also answered questions regarding concurrent enrollment programs in schools on the accountability clock.



12:09 PM --
Roman Golobic, a student at Colorado Early Colleges of Fort Collins, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee about his course work experience.



12:12 PM --
Kaleb Golobic, a student at Colorado Early Colleges of Fort Collins, testified in support of the bill.



























12:14 PM --
Hannah Amundson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



12:17 PM --
Andy Dorsey, President of Front Range Community College, representing the Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee regarding concurrent enrollment in the Colorado Community College System.



12:21 PM --
Luke Ragland, President of Ready Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



12:23 PM --
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.





12:25 PM



The co-sponsors provided closing comments.



The committee members provided closing comments.

BILL: SB17-272
TIME: 12:26:27 PM
MOVED: Lundeen
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-272 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
Yes
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





12:27 PM



The committee adjourned.


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