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H_ED_2022A 05/04/2022 10:00:07 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 05/04/2022
Attendance
Baisley X
Caraveo X
Exum X
Geitner *
Kipp X
Larson X
Michaelson Jenet *
Young X
McLachlan *
Time 10:00:07 AM to 11:49:37 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Colin Schroeder
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-207 Referred to House Appropriations
SB22-069 Referred to House Appropriations
SB22-085 Referred to House Appropriations
SB22-070 Referred to House Appropriations

SB22-207 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:01:56 AM  
Representative Bacon,
bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-207, Prevention of Title IX Misconduct
in Public Schools.  The bill requires the Colorado Department of Education
to study the federal government's Title IX amendments.
10:05:43 AM  
The bill sponsor provided closing remarks on the bill.


10:08:06 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-207 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Kipp
Baisley No
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Excused
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-069 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:08:21 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
10:08:37 AM  
The committee came back to order.
10:10:50 AM  
Representative Froelich, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-069, Learning Disruption Effect on Teacher Evaluation. The bill excludes measures of student academic growth from the K-12 performance evaluation system for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years.
10:13:41 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
10:17:46 AM  
Jen Walmer, representing
Democrats for Education Reform, testified in support of the bill.  Amie
Baca-Oehlert, representing Colorado Education Association, testified in
support of the bill.
10:23:27 AM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
10:30:39 AM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.
10:33:07 AM  
Members of the committee provided closing remarks on the bill.


10:36:28 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-069 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley No
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-085 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:36:41 AM  
Representatives McLachlan
and Catlin, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-085, Colorado Safe
Student Protection Program.  The bill creates the Safe Student Protections
Program to provide grants to school districts and to contract with a program
facilitator to improve student and school bus safety.
10:43:01 AM  
Ward Leber, representing
Child Safety Network, testified in support of the bill.  David Hartzell,
representing Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association, testified
in support of the bill.  Jeffrey Cassell, representing School Bus
Safety Company, testified in support of the bill.  Daniel Sperry,
representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  William Arrington,
representing Child Safety Network, testified to amend the bill.  Stephanie
Duckworth, representing Child Safety Network, testified in support of the
bill.
11:02:41 AM  
The panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
11:11:27 AM  
Otha Thornton, representing
Child Safety Network, testified in support of the bill.  Stephen Tako,
representing Child Safety Network, testified in support of the bill.
11:16:02 AM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.


11:22:22 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-085 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-070 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:29:36 AM  
Representatives McLachlan and McCluskie, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-070, K-12 Licensed Personnel Performance Evaluations. The bill makes changes to performance evaluations for K-12 licensed personnel, including requiring that student academic performance make up 30 percent of a teacher's or principal's evaluation.
11:34:24 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from members of the committee.
11:37:42 AM  
Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
11:40:12 AM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.


11:49:25 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-070 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:49:37 AM   The committee adjourned.