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h_ed_2017a_2017-04-17t13:34:26z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/17/2017

Location: 0HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1301



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1301, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:35 PM -- HB17-1301



Representative Michaelson Jenet presented and summarized House Bill 17-1301 concerning protecting a student's access to school records necessary for enrollment in another educational institution despite outstanding payments due to the school. She distributed a handout (Attachment A) and amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



17HouseEd0417AttachA.pdf17HouseEd0417AttachA.pdf 17HouseEd0417AttachB.pdf17HouseEd0417AttachB.pdf



Representative Michaelson Jenet answered questions from the committee.



01:42 PM --
Jen Walmer, representing Democrats for Education Reform, testified in favor of the bill.



01:45 PM --
John Albright, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in favor of the bill.



01:47 PM --
Jennifer Douglas, representing New Legacy Charter School, testified in favor of the bill.



The previous witnesses answered questions from the committee regarding transcript requests and library fees.





01:57 PM



Committee discussion ensued.





02:07 PM



The committee continued to discuss the bill.



02:13 PM --
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



02:21 PM --
Robert Garcia, representing Youth for a Change, testified in favor of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Martin Schneider, representing Community Prep School, testified in favor of the bill.



02:26 PM --
America Ramirez, representing Youth for a Change, testified in favor of the bill.



Committee discussion ensued.



02:33 PM --
Tanya Ilela, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill.



02:36 PM --
Dan Schaller, representing Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in favor of the bill.



Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB17-1301
TIME: 02:42:07 PM
MOVED: Exum
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Navarro
VOTE
Bridges
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
Excused
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Williams D.
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:43 PM



Representative Michaelson Jenet provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1301
TIME: 02:46:59 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1301, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-2.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Wilson
No
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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