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h_ed_2017a_2017-05-08t12:38:12z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/08/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-296



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.038 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.043 (Attachment H). The motion f

Adopt amendment L.045 (Attachment G). The motion f

Adopt amendment L.046 (Attachment I). The motion f

Adopt amendment L.050 (Attachment B). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.053 (Attachment F). The motion f

Adopt amendment L.054 (Attachment E). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 17-296, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

FAIL

FAIL

FAIL

Pass Without Objection

TIE

Pass Without Objection

PASS







12:38 PM -- SB17-296



Representative Pettersen presented and summarized Senate Bill 17-296 concerning financing public schools. She distributed amendment L.038 (Attachment A) and amendment L.050 (Attachment B). She also distributed an informational handout on mill levies (Attachment C) and a summary of amendment L.038 (Attachment D).



17HouseEd0508AttachA.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachA.pdf 17HouseEd0508AttachB.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachB.pdf



17HouseEd0508AttachC.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachC.pdf 17HouseEd0508AttachD.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachD.pdf



Representative Pettersen answered questions from the committee.





12:48 PM



Committee discussion ensued.



12:53 PM --
Rico Munn, Superintendent of Aurora Public Schools, testified in opposition to amendment L.038. He answered questions from the committee



01:10 PM --
Brian Ewert, Superintendent of Littleton Public Schools, testified in opposition to amendment L.038. He answered questions from the committee.



Committee discussion ensued.





01:20 PM



The preceding witnesses continued to answer questions.



01:33 PM --
Lindsay Neil, representing STRIVE Preparatory Schools, testified in support of the bill.



01:35 PM --
Jennifer Douglas, representing New Legacy Charter School, testified in support of the bill.



01:38 PM --
Julissa Martinez, a student at New Legacy Charter School, testified in support of the bill.



The preceding three witnesses answered questions.



01:42 PM --
Dan Schaller, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in support of amendment L.038.



01:45 PM --
Terry Croy Lewis, representing the Charter School Institute, testified in support of the bill.



01:48 PM --
Scott Laband, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.



The preceding three witnesses answered questions from the committee.



02:01 PM --
Debbie Brown, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:04 PM --
Shannon Fitzgerald, representing herself, testified in support of amendment L.038.



02:07 PM --
Martina Gonzalez, representing KIPP Schools, testified in support of the bill.



02:10 PM --
Dan Snowberger, Superintendent of the Durango School District, testified in favor of the bill.



The preceding four witnesses answered questions from the committee.



02:18 PM --
Riane Lane, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:21 PM --
Raj Solanki, representing the Mountain Song Community School, testified in support of the bill.



02:25 PM --
Michael Galvin, representing Mountain Song Community School, testified in support of amendment L.038.



02:27 PM --
Kaye Taavialma, representing Ricardo Flores Magon Academy, testified in support of the bill.



The preceding four witnesses answered questions from the committee.



02:34 PM --
Kristin Tresize, representing Caprock Academy, testified in support of the bill.



02:35 PM --
Dan Sherrill, representing Caprock Academy, testified in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Keith Ouweneel, representing Crown Pointe Academy, testified in support of the bill.



The preceding three witnesses answered questions from the committee.



02:46 PM --
Billie Day, representing herself, testified in opposition to the amendment L.038.



02:51 PM --
Sally Augden, representing the League of Women Voters, was neutral on the bill.



02:54 PM --
Jim Edelman, representing Colorado Invisible, testified in opposition to amendment L.038.



02:56 PM --
Joseph DeWolf, representing himself, testified in support of amendment L.038.



02:59 PM --
Shannon Peterson, representing Colorado Invisible, testified in opposition to amendment L.038. She answered questions from the committee.



03:07 PM --
Kirsten Schuchman, representing the University of Colorado, testified in favor of the bill and amendment L.038.



03:07 PM --
John Karakoalakis, representing Colorado Mountain College, testified in favor of the bill and amendment L.038.



The preceding two witnesses answered questions from the committee.



03:11 PM --
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified against amendment L.038.





03:14 PM



Committee discussion ensued.



03:16 PM --
Marc Carey, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee.





03:20 PM



The committee recessed.






03:36 PM



The committee returned from recess.

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:37:02 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.038 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:38:24 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.050 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection

Representative Garnett distributed and summarized amendment L.054 (Attachment E).



17HouseEd0508AttachE.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachE.pdf

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:39:23 PM
MOVED: Garnett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.054 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



Representative Lee distributed and summarized amendment L.053 (Attachment F).



17HouseEd0508AttachF.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachF.pdf

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:41:32 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.053 (Attachment F). The motion failed on a 6-6 vote.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
Excused
Navarro
No
Sias
No
Wilson
No
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
YES: 6 NO: 6 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE



Representative Wilson distributed and summarized amendment L.045 (Attachment G).



17HouseEd0508AttachG.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachG.pdf

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:45:08 PM
MOVED: Wilson
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.045 (Attachment G). The motion failed on a vote of 4-9.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Bridges
No
Everett
Yes
Exum
No
Garnett
Yes
Lee
No
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
No
Navarro
Yes
Sias
No
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 4 NO: 9 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL



Representative Wilson distributed and summarized amendment L.043 (Attachment H).



17HouseEd0508AttachH.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachH.pdf

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:51:38 PM
MOVED: Wilson
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.043 (Attachment H). The motion failed on a vote of 2-11.
SECONDED: Leonard
VOTE
Bridges
No
Everett
No
Exum
No
Garnett
No
Lee
No
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
No
Navarro
No
Sias
No
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
No
Pettersen
Yes
YES: 2 NO: 11 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL



Representative Wilson distributed and summarized amendment L.046 (Attachment I).



17HouseEd0508AttachI.pdf17HouseEd0508AttachI.pdf

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:58:26 PM
MOVED: Leonard
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.046 (Attachment I). The motion failed on a vote of 5-8.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Bridges
No
Everett
Yes
Exum
No
Garnett
No
Lee
No
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
No
Navarro
Yes
Sias
No
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 5 NO: 8 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





04:01 PM



Representative Pettersen provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments to the bill.

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 04:14:12 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-296, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-2.
SECONDED: Sias
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
No
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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