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H_ED_2020A 02/27/2020 01:35:43 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/27/2020
Attendance
Baisley X
Buck X
Buckner *
Coleman X
Cutter *
Exum *
Geitner *
Kipp X
Larson X
Michaelson Jenet X
Wilson X
Buentello X
McLachlan X
Time 01:35:43 PM to 03:16:12 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Annie Kitch
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-123 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-081 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1301 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-006 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

SB20-123 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:36:39 PM  

Representatives Herod and Coleman, co-sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 20-123, which concerns the representation of student athletes.

01:41:35 PM  

Representatives Herod and Coleman answered questions from the committee.

01:42:06 PM  

Zachary Segal, representing StudentPlayer.com, testified in support of the bill.

01:45:35 PM  

Patrick O'Rourke, representing the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:48:19 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:13:20 PM  

Representative Coleman distributed and explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment A).



02:14:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:14:07 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Herod gave closing remarks.

02:16:14 PM  

Committee discussion and questions ensued.



02:22:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-123, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley Yes
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson No
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-081 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:24:10 PM  

Representatives Larson and Sullivan, co-sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 20-081, which concerns school contact information for the apprenticeship directory.

02:26:06 PM  

Representative Sullivan distributed a fact sheet on the bill (Attachment B).

02:27:59 PM  

Representatives Larson and Sullivan answered questions from the committee.

02:28:55 PM  

Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.

02:31:11 PM  

Phil Hayes, representing the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, and the National Electrical Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:33:47 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

02:36:04 PM  

Representatives Larson and Sullivan gave their closing remarks.

02:37:30 PM  

Committee discussion and questions ensued.



02:38:35 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-081 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Larson
Seconded Exum
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
02:38:36 PM  

Committee took a 5 minute recess.



HB20-1301 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:44:23 PM  

Representative McLachlan,sponsor, introduced House Bill 20-1301, which concerns electronic attendance in school district board meetings.

02:45:02 PM  

Representative McLachlan answered questions from the committee.

02:45:52 PM  

Tim Taplin, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.

02:51:02 PM  

Representative McLachlan gave closing remarks.

02:51:55 PM  

Committee discussion and comments ensued.



02:54:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1301 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Cutter
Baisley Excused
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
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



SB20-006 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:54:10 PM  

Representatives Kipp abd Baisley, co-prime sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 20-006, concerning amending the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI).

02:57:59 PM  

Representative Kipp answered questions from the committee. A representative from the Colorado Department of Higher Education distributed a fact sheet on COSI (Attachment C).

02:59:54 PM  

Collin Slutzky, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:02:28 PM  

Joe Garcia, representing the Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill.

03:05:28 PM  

Shelley Banker, Director of COSI, testified in support of the bill.

03:08:53 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:11:04 PM  

Representatives Kipp and Baisley gave closing remarks.



03:16:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-006 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Baisley
Seconded Kipp
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:16:12 PM   The committee adjourned.






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