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h_ed_2017a_2017-03-27t13:33:12z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/27/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-068



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-068 to the Committee of the W PASS





03:36 PM



The committee recessed.





03:43 PM




The committee came back from recess.






03:43 PM -- SB17-068



Representative Singer presented Senate Bill 17-068 concerning early support for student success through access to school counselors, and, in connection therewith, serving all grades through the behavioral health care professional matching grant program and the school counselor corps grant program.



03:47 PM --
Bryan Krause, Executive Director of Student Services for the St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support of the bill.



03:49 PM --
Jaimie Stickl, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.



03:50 PM --
Jon Widmier, representing Jefferson County School District and the Colorado School Counselor Association, testified in support of the bill.



Mr. Krause answered questions from the committee regarding the most effective ways to meet the needs of elementary age students.



03:58 PM --
John Stringfellow, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



04:01 PM --
Ira Chernus, representing the Boulder Valley Community Action Network, testified in support of the bill.



04:05 PM --
Moe Keller, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a letter to the committee (Attachment F).



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04:09 PM -- Belinda Strickland, representing the Colorado Association of School Nurses, testified in support of the bill.



04:13 PM --
Ayelet Talmi, representing Children's Hospital of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:17 PM --
Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.





04:19 PM



Representative Singer provided closing comments on the bill.



Members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: SB17-068
TIME: 04:21:38 PM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-068 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-5.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Excused
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
No
Sias
No
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 5 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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