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H_ED_2020A 02/20/2020 01:32:28 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/20/2020
Attendance
Baisley X
Buck X
Buckner *
Coleman X
Cutter X
Exum X
Kipp X
Larson X
Liston X
Michaelson Jenet X
Wilson X
Buentello X
McLachlan X
Time 01:32:28 PM to 03:24:28 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Annie Kitch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1235 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB20-1280 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

HB20-1235 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:34:30 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Larson, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1235, concerning the creation of a new staff position of a family-school partnership coordinator in the Colorado Department of Education. Representative Coleman disutrubted fact sheets on House Bill 20-1235 (Attachments A & B).

01:37:40 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Larson answered questions from the committee.

01:49:13 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.

01:53:54 PM  

Issac Werner, representing themselves, testified in support of the bill.

01:58:27 PM  

Hilario Esparza, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:01:18 PM  

Yancie Franklin, representing the Colorado Youth Council, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:57 PM  

Malcom Lovejoy, representing himself, testified as neutral on the bill.

02:06:26 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:06:44 PM  

Reilly Carter, representing Climb Higher Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:20:23 PM  

Stacy Johns, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:24:28 PM  

Graciela Goevara, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.

02:30:19 PM  

Angeles Osorio Cooper, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:34:38 PM  

Ivana Bejaran, representing Stand for Children, read testimony from a parent leader who testified in support of the bill.

02:36:46 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:44:20 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Larson distributed and explained L.001 (Attachment C). Representatives Coleman and Larson answered questions from the committee.



02:47:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Coleman
Seconded Larson
Baisley
Buck
Buckner Excused
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Kipp
Larson
Liston
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:47:27 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Larson distributed and explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment D).



02:51:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded Larson
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Liston No
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:51:53 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Wilson distributed and explained Amendment L.003 (Attachment E).



02:54:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coleman
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Kipp
Larson
Liston
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:54:07 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Larson gave closing remarks.



02:58:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1235, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Larson
Baisley No
Buck No
Buckner Excused
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Liston No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1280 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:58:37 PM  

Representatives Kipp and Larson, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1280, which allows the Colorado Department of Higher Education to collect and analyze data from additional higher education institutions for the annual return on investment report. A representative from the Colorado Department of Higher Education distributed the Department's Annual Return on Investment Report (Attachment F).

03:03:30 PM  

Representatives Kipp and Larson answered questions from the committee.

03:06:21 PM  

Michael Vente, representing the Colorado Department of Higher Education, testified in support of the bill.

03:08:41 PM  

Mary Kanaly, representing the Division of Private Occupational Schools, testified in support of the bill.

03:12:30 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:18:17 PM  

Representatives Kipp and Larson gave closing remarks and answered questions from the committee.



03:24:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1280 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Larson
Baisley No
Buck Yes
Buckner Excused
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Liston Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:24:28 PM   The committee adjourned.






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