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H_ED_2020A 03/05/2020 02:02:46 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/05/2020
Attendance
Baisley X
Buck X
Buckner X
Coleman X
Cutter X
Exum X
Geitner X
Kipp *
Larson *
Michaelson Jenet X
Wilson X
Buentello X
McLachlan X
Time 02:02:46 PM to 03:13:12 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Annie Kitch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1283 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1276 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1240 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

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

HB20-1283 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:04:59 PM  

Representative Buckner introduced House Bill20-1283, which concerns the administration of inhalers in schools for respiratory distress.



02:07:53 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1283
indefinitely.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Excused
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1276 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:09:24 PM  

Representative Geitner introduced House Bill 20-1276, which concerns individualized student degree programs.

02:09:25 PM  

Cindy Barnard, representing Taxpayers for Public Education, testified against the bill.

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02:09:26 PM  

Representative Geitner requested that the bill be postponed indefinetely.



02:15:23 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1276 indefinitely.
Moved Geitner
Seconded Baisley
Baisley Yes
Buck No
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: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1240 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:17:05 PM  

Representatives McCluskie and Will, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 20-1240, which concerns early college programs and P-tech school expansion.

02:24:06 PM  

Representatives McCluskie and Will responded to questions from the committee.

02:29:22 PM  
Anna Gerstle, representing Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee on the fiscal note for the bill.
02:32:45 PM  

Matt Gianneschi, representing the Colorado Mountain College (CMC), testified in support of the bill. Mr. Gianneschi distributed a fact sheet on the CMC and the bill (Attachment A).

02:34:53 PM  
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.
02:39:09 PM  
Jim Thompson, representing Eagle County Schools, testified in support of the bill.
02:41:46 PM  

Ernesto Saenz-Rascon, representing Eagle County Schools, testified in support of the bill.

02:44:43 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
02:47:53 PM  
Sophia SanMiguel, representing herself, testified against the bill.
02:49:28 PM  
Ms. SanMiguel responded to questions from the committee.
02:54:54 PM  
Representatives McCluskie and Will, distributed and explained Amendment L.002 (Attachment B) and answered questions from the committee.
03:01:10 PM  
Committee questions and discussion ensued.


03:02:19 PM
Motion Amendment L.002
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Wilson
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
03:03:05 PM  

Representatives McCluskie and Will distributed and explained Amendment L.005 (Attachment C).



03:03:20 PM
Motion Amendment L.005
Moved Cutter
Seconded Buentello
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
03:04:07 PM  
Representatives McCluskie and Will gave closing remarks.
03:06:04 PM  
Anna Gerstle, representing Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee on the fiscal note for the bill.
03:08:03 PM  
Representatives McCluskie and Will answered questions from the committee.


03:12:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1240, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buentello
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley No
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:13:12 PM   The committee adjourned.






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