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h_ed_2017a_2017-03-27t13:33:12z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/27/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1004



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1004, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS







01:34 PM -- HB17-1004



Representative Michaelson Jenet and Representative Danielson, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1004 concerning a statewide metric for awarding college credit for military education and training. They distributed a fact sheet (Attachment A) and amendment L.002 (Attachment B).



17HouseEd0327AttachA.pdf17HouseEd0327AttachA.pdf 17HouseEd0327AttachB.pdf17HouseEd0327AttachB.pdf



The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee regarding college credit for military education and training.





01:44 PM



The co-sponsors continued to answer questions from the committee.



01:47 PM --
Danielle Forrest, representing Metropolitan State University, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee regarding the transfer of college credit.



01:55 PM --
Matthew Martinez, representing Adams State University, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee regarding joint service transcripts. He distributed a copy of his testimony (Attachment C).



17HouseEd0327AttachC.pdf17HouseEd0327AttachC.pdf



02:02 PM --
Vanessa Moore, a student veteran at Adams State University, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee regarding her education experience.



02:09 PM --
Marcus Fontenes, a student veteran at the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:10 PM --
Karthik Venkatraj, a student veteran at the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a handout on the Student Veterans of America (Attachment D).



17HouseEd0327AttachD.pdf17HouseEd0327AttachD.pdf



02:11 PM --
Travis Weiner, a student veteran at the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee regarding amendment L.002 (Attachment B).





02:21 PM



Mr. Weiner, Mr. Fontenes, and Mr. Venkantraj continued to answer questions from the committee.



02:29 PM --
Rob Hudson, representing Pikes Peak Community College, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee regarding the evaluation of college credit.



02:38 PM --
Terry Whitney, representing the College Board, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee regarding statewide policies for college credit.



02:44 PM --
Jeremy Hueth, representing the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee regarding amendment L.002 (Attachment B).





02:54 PM



Mr. Hueth continued to answer questions from the committee regarding the transfer of credits.



02:59 PM --
David Ortiz, represented the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment E).



17HouseEd0327AttachE.pdf17HouseEd0327AttachE.pdf



03:05 PM --
Betsy Cohn, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.



03:16 PM --
Kris Krolling, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He discussed his training in the military and experience as a veteran. He answered questions from the committee regarding education opportunities.



03:20 PM --
Matt Oelrich, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He discussed his experience transitioning out of the military.



03:23 PM --
Leanne Wheeler, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She discussed her experience as a veteran.

BILL: HB17-1004
TIME: 03:27:56 PM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B). The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:29 PM



Representative Danielson provided closing comments on the bill.



The members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1004
TIME: 03:34:41 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1004, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Sias
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














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