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h_ed_2017a_2017-04-17t13:34:26z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/17/2017

Location: 0HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1340



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1340 to the Committee on Appro PASS







04:55 PM



The committee recessed.





05:03 PM



The committee returned from recess.





05:03 PM -- HB17-1340



Representative Lundeen and Representative Garnett, co-sponsors, presented and summarized House Bill 17-1340 concerning the creation of a legislative interim committee to study school finance issues.





05:14 PM



Committee discussion ensued.



05:22 PM --
Jen Walmer, representing Democrats for Education Reform, testified in favor of the bill.



05:24 PM --
Benjamin Waters, representing the Opportunity Coalition, testified in favor of the bill.



05:26 PM --
Luke Ragland, representing Ready Colorado, testified in favor of the bill.



05:30 PM --
Brian Tanner, representing Colorado Education Association, testified as neutral on the bill.



05:33 PM --
Dan Schaller, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in favor of the bill.



Mr. Tanner answered questions from the committee.



Mr. Schaller answered questions from the committee.



05:37 PM --
Kelly Caufied, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in favor of the bill.



05:40 PM --
Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in favor of the bill.



Ms. Caufield answered questions from the committee.



Ms. Colwell answered questions from the committee.





05:46 PM



The co-sponsors provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1340
TIME: 05:50:02 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1340 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







05:50 PM



The committee adjourned.








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