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H_ED_2018A 04/25/2018 12:44:52 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/25/2018
Attendance
Bridges X
Everett X
Exum X
Garnett X
Lee X
Leonard X
Lundeen X
McLachlan X
Reyher *
Sias *
Wilson *
Buckner X
Pettersen X
Time 12:44:52 PM to 01:55:20 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Pettersen
This Report was prepared by Damion Pechota
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1393 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1232 Postponed Indefinitely

HB18-1393 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

12:45:03 PM  

Representatives Hamner and Exum presented and summarized House Bill 18-1393 concerning the effective implementation of the Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act. The sponsors distributed amendment L.002 [Attachment A] and amendment L.003 [Attachment B].

12:50:09 PM  
Carli Shock, representing herself as a
teacher, testified in support of the bill.  She answered questions
from the committee.
12:55:30 PM  

Ruby Cardenas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She spoke on her experience as a parent.

12:59:14 PM  

Jeannie Nelson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She spoke on her experience as a parent.

01:02:29 PM  
The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee.
01:11:05 PM  

Melissa Colsman, representing the Colorado Department of Education, testified for questions only. She distributed the 2018 Annual Report on the Colorado READ Act to the members [Attachment C]. She answered questions from the committee.

01:15:46 PM  
Benjamin Waters, representing Mile High United Way and the Opportunity Coalition, testified in support of the bill.


01:19:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Exum
Seconded Garnett
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:20:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Exum
Seconded Buckner
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:20:03 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.


01:23:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1393, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Exum
Seconded Buckner
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1232 - Postponed Indefinitely

01:23:10 PM  

Representative Young presented and summarized House Bill 18-1232 concerning the new funding distribution formula. The bill was on the table for action only. Testimony for the bill was heard at the April 2, 2018, House Education Committee meeting. The sponsor distributed amendment L.001 [Attachment D], amendment L.002 [Attachment E], amendment L.004 [Attachment F], amendment L.006 [Attachment G], and amendment L.007 [Attachment H].

01:33:05 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
01:38:16 PM  
The sponsor requested that the bill be postponed indefinitely.
01:38:59 PM  
The committee members provided closing comments.


01:55:03 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1232 indefinitely.
Moved Lee
Seconded Leonard
Bridges No
Everett Yes
Exum No
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Excused
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:55:20 PM   Committee Adjourned






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