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h_ed_2017a_2017-03-29t10:34:43z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/29/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1271



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1271 to the Committee of the W PASS







10:51 AM -- HB17-1271



Representative Pettersen presented and summarized House Bill 17-1271 concerning waivers granted to innovation districts. She answered questions from the committee regarding the types of waivers innovation schools request.



10:55 AM --
Jane Goff, representing the State Board of Education, testified in support of the bill. She said that the State Board of Education is in support of the bill. Ms. Goff discussed the waiver process for innovation schools.



10:59 AM --
Kelly Rosensweet, representing the Colorado Department of Education, testified in favor of the bill. She answered questions from the committee regarding the types of waivers innovation schools request.



Ms. Goff answered questions from the committee regarding standard district waivers.



11:02 AM --
Julie Pelegrin, Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions from the committee regarding the waiver process.



Ms. Goff answered questions from the committee regarding public hearings during the waiver process.



Ms. Rosensweet answered questions from the committee regarding data on innovation schools.





11:12 AM



Ms. Goff continued to answer questions from the committee.



Ms. Rosensweet answered questions from the committee regarding innovation schools and accountability clocks.





11:22 AM



Committee discussion ensued.



11:32 AM --
Steve Durham, representing the State Board of Education, answered questions from the committee regarding the waiver process.





11:42 AM



Mr. Durham continued to answer questions from the committee regarding innovation schools and the waiver process.





11:49 AM



Representative Pettersen provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1271
TIME: 11:54:00 AM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1271 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
No
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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