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h_ed_2017a_2017-04-17t13:34:26z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/17/2017

Location: 0HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1306



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1306 to the Committee on Appro PASS







02:47 PM -- HB17-1306



Representative McLachlan and Representative Exum presented and summarized House Bill 17-1306 concerning the financing of testing for lead in public schools' drinking water, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.



02:55 PM --
Ron Falco, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, answered questions from the committee regarding lead and public health.



02:59 PM --
Nicole Johnston, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill.



03:01 PM --
Daniel Nicklas, representing Children's Hospital of Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



03:06 PM --
Amy Winterfeld, representing the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials and the Colorado Public Health Association, testified in favor of the bill.



03:09 PM --
Dwayne Smith, representing Children's Hospital of Colorado, testified in favor of the bill.



Committee discussion ensued.



03:19 PM --
John Ford, President of the Jefferson County Education Association, and Zach Ford, a student, testified in favor of the bill.



03:23 PM --
Steve Price, representing Denver Water, testified in favor of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



03:26 PM --
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in favor of the bill.



03:28 PM --
Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Water Congress, testified in favor of the bill.



03:29 PM --
Corrine Rivera Fowler, representing Padres y Jovenes Unidos, testified in favor of the bill.



03:32 PM --
Evie Hudak, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in favor of the bill.



03:34 PM --
Kristin Green, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in favor of the bill.



Mr. Falco was called back to the table to answer questions regarding lead testing.





03:43 PM



Representative McLachlan and Representative Exum provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee provided closing comments.



Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB17-1306
TIME: 03:48:37 PM
MOVED: Exum
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1306 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: McLachlan
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Wilson
No
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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