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H_ED_2020A 02/13/2020 01:30:49 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/13/2020
Attendance
Baisley *
Buck X
Buckner X
Coleman X
Cutter X
Exum *
Geitner E
Kipp X
Larson X
Michaelson Jenet X
Wilson X
Buentello X
McLachlan X
Time 01:30:49 PM to 02:01:20 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Annie Kitch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1135 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1135 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:31:52 PM  

Representatives Buck and McLachlan, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1135, which eliminates the high school social studies assessment in public schools and requires instead that all graduating seniors take the U.S. citizenship test. Representatives Buck and McLachlan answered questions from the committee.

01:34:57 PM  

Representative Buck distributed Amendment L.002 (Attachment A).

01:42:29 PM  

Kevin Vick, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

01:45:56 PM  

Mr. Vick answered questions from the committee.

01:45:57 PM  

Representative Buck explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment A).



01:54:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Buck
Seconded McLachlan
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner Excused
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:54:25 PM  

Representatives Buck and McLachlan gave closing remarks.

01:56:02 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.



02:00:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1135, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Buck
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Excused
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:01:20 PM   The committee adjourned.






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