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H_ED_2018A 04/30/2018 01:35:32 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/30/2018
Attendance
Bridges X
Everett X
Exum X
Garnett X
Lee X
Leonard X
Lundeen *
McLachlan *
Reyher X
Sias *
Wilson X
Buckner *
Pettersen X
Time 01:35:32 PM to 02:34:02 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Pettersen
This Report was prepared by Damion Pechota
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-012 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB18-225 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB18-163 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB18-229 Referred to House Finance

SB18-012 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:35:52 PM  

Representative Pettersen presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-012 concerning military enlistment as part of the postsecondary and workforce readiness performance indicator for public schools.

01:35:53 PM  

No one was signed up to testify on the bill.

01:38:25 PM  
The sponsor distributed and discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment A]. She answered questions from the committee regarding the amendment.


01:40:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Bridges
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Excused
Reyher Yes
Sias Excused
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
01:41:14 PM  
The sponsor provided closing comments on the bill. The members provided closing comments on the bill.


01:43:17 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-012, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Pettersen
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Excused
Reyher Yes
Sias Excused
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-225 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:43:26 PM  

Representative Hamner presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-225 concerning the definition of an early college for purposes of the "Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act".

01:46:28 PM  

Keith King, representing Colorado Early Colleges, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

01:55:28 PM  
Craig Harper, Joint Budget Committee, answered questions from the committee members.
01:58:18 PM  
The sponsor provided closing comments. The committee members provided closing comments.


01:59:22 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-225 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buckner
Seconded McLachlan
Bridges Yes
Everett Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Excused
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-163 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:02:42 PM  
Representatives Pettersen and Wilson presented
Senate Bill 18-163 concerning extending the repeal of the Early Childhood
and School Readiness Legislative Commission. The sponsors answered questions
from the committee members.
02:09:39 PM  
Evie Hudak, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:43 PM  
The sponsors distributed amendment L.003 [Attachment B].


02:15:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen No
McLachlan Yes
Reyher No
Sias No
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
YES: 7   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:15:26 PM  
Ryan Long, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee regarding the fiscal note.
02:17:06 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments.


02:18:36 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-163, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen No
McLachlan Yes
Reyher No
Sias No
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-229 - Referred to House Finance


02:18:42 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and Ransom presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-229 concerning criminal background checks for student teachers. The sponsors answered questions from the committee members.
02:23:20 PM  

Elizabeth Hinde, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill. She discussed student teacher programs and the use of background checks.

02:31:07 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments. The committee members provided closing comments.


02:33:52 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-229 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Buckner
Bridges Yes
Everett Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:34:02 PM   Committee Adjourned






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