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h_ed_2017a_2017-04-17t13:34:26z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/17/2017

Location: 0HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1276



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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

Refer House Bill 17-1276, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:50 PM -- HB17-1276



Representative Lontine presented and summarized House Bill 17-1276 concerning prohibiting the use of certain restraints on public school students. She distributed a handout (Attachment C) and amendment L.002 (Attachment D).



17HouseEd0417AttachC.pdf17HouseEd0417AttachC.pdf 17HouseEd0417AttachD.pdf17HouseEd0417AttachD.pdf



03:56 PM --
MaryJo Reimer, Executive Director of the Arc of Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.



04:01 PM --
Nicolle Gutierrez, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She shared a story of her son who was restrained in school.



04:06 PM --
Jennifer Levin, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.



04:12 PM --
Moe Keller, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment E).



17HouseEd0417AttachE.pdf17HouseEd0417AttachE.pdf



04:14 PM --
Laura Ayres, a parent representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She shared a story about her son.



04:21 PM --
Pamela Bisceglia, representing Advocacy Denver, testified in support of the bill.



04:28 PM --
Alison Daniels, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.





04:52 PM



Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB17-1276
TIME: 04:51:31 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Williams D.
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:52 PM



Representative Lontine provided closing comments.

BILL: HB17-1276
TIME: 04:54:23 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1276, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 8-4.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
No
Sias
Yes
Williams D.
No
Wilson
Excused
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 4 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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