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S_ED_2016A 04/27/2016 10:54:49 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Date: 04/27/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 10:54 AM to 12:34 PM
Holbert
X
Johnston
X
Place: SCR 356
Kerr
X
Merrifield
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Neville T.
X
Senator Hill
Todd
X
Woods
X
This Report was prepared by
Marble
X
Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hill
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB16-1177

HB16-1423
Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole





10:55 AM -- HB16-1177



Senator Marble, chair, called the meeting to order. Senator Hill, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1177 which concerns the continuation of the Council of Higher Education Representatives. Senator Hill answered questions from the committee.



10:58 AM --
Saul Larsen, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.























































10:59 AM



There were no more witnesses, and Senator Marble closed public testimony. Senator Hill gave closing comments to the bill.

BILL: HB16-1177
TIME: 10:59:55 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1177 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
No
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:00 AM -- HB16-1423



The committee took a brief recess.





11:06 AM



The committee came back to order. Senator Hill, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1423 which concerns measures to maximize trust in the use of student data in the elementary and secondary education system. He distributed amendments L.008 and L.009 (Attachments A and B) and discussed several provisions of the bill. Senator Hill answered questions from the committee.



16SenateEd0427AttachA.pdf16SenateEd0427AttachA.pdf 16SenateEd0427AttachB.pdf16SenateEd0427AttachB.pdf





















The following people testified on the bill:



11:27 AM --
Kathie Sullivan, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Sullivan answered questions from the committee.



11:30 AM --
Steve Duram, representing the State Board of Education, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Duram answered questions from the committee.



11:37 AM --
Jane Urschel, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Urschel answered questions from the committee.





11:42 AM



The committee continued to discuss several provisions of the bill. Senator Hill answered questions from the committee.



11:57 AM --
Jarred Masterson, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, spoke in support of the bill.



12:02 PM --
Denise Maes, representing the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.



12:05 PM --
Molly Voght, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Voght answered questions from the committee.



12:07 PM --
Cheri Kiesecker, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.



12:12 PM --
Tony Sanchez, representing Freedom for Education, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Sanchez answered questions from the committee.





















































12:15 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Marble closed public testimony. Senator Hill provided closing comments to the bill and answered questions from the committee. He explained amendment L.009 (Attachment B).

BILL: HB16-1423
TIME: 12:20:28 PM
MOVED: Holbert
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Merrifield
Neville T.
Todd
Woods
Marble
Hill
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





























































12:20 PM



Senator Hill explained amendment L.008 (Attachment A). He answered questions from the committee.

BILL: HB16-1423
TIME: 12:24:53 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Merrifield
Neville T.
Todd
Woods
Marble
Hill
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:































































12:25 PM



Senator Hill provided closing comments to the bill. Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB16-1423
TIME: 12:32:53 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1423, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





12:33 PM



The committee adjourned.


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