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S_ED_2020A 02/27/2020 02:29:32 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/27/2020
Attendance
Bridges X
Hill X
Lundeen *
Story X
Todd X
Time 02:29:32 PM to 03:12:13 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Todd
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 20-University Of Northern Colorado — Board Of Trustees Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-Fort Lewis College — Board Of Trustees For Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-School Of Mines Board Of Trustees Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-Higher Education — Colorado Commission On Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-Educational And Cultural Facilities Authority — Colorado Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 20-Student Leaders Institute Executive Board — Colorado Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB20-175 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

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

Conf 20-University Of Northern Colorado — Board Of Trustees - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:29:45 PM  

Senator Todd, chair, invited the panel from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) to the table.  Dr. Andy Feinstein, President of UNC, introduced the appointees to the UNC Board of Trustees: Patricia Rivera, Maia Babbs, and Prateek Dutta.  A copy of the Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment A.  The appointees took turns telling the committee about their background and why they would like to serve.



02:38:37 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Patricia Rivera, Maia Babbs, and Shashwata Prateek Dutta to the University Of Northern Colorado Board Of Trustees to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-Fort Lewis College — Board Of Trustees For - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:38:41 PM  

Tom Stritikus, President of Fort Lewis College, introduced Meredith Mapel, appointee to the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees.  A copy of the Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment B.  Ms. Mapel introduced herself and spoke about why she would like to be appointed to the board.  Dick Kaufman, chair of the board, provided comments about Ms. Mapel.



02:42:15 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Meredith Mapel to the Fort Lewis College Board Of Trustees to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-School Of Mines Board Of Trustees - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:42:21 PM  

Paul Johnson, President of the School of Mines (Mines), introduced Patricia Starzer, reappointee to the Mines Board of Trustees.  A copy of the Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment C.  Ms. Starzer introduced herself and spoke about why she would like to be reappointed to the board.



02:45:22 PM
Motion Refer the reappointment of Patricia Starzer to the School Of Mines Board Of Trustees to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-Higher Education — Colorado Commission On - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:45:33 PM  

Ben Boggs, Chief of Staff for the Colorado Department of Higher Education, introduced the appointees to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education: Brittany Stich, Sarah Hughes, and Paul Abramson.  A copy of the Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment D.



02:52:53 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Brittany Stich, Sarah Hughes, and Paul Abramson Jr. to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-Educational And Cultural Facilities Authority — Colorado - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:53:51 PM  

Mark Heller, Executive Director of the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority, introduced the appointees to the board: Marianne Virgili and Andrew Vick.  A copy of the Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment E.  



02:56:47 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Andrew Vick and Marianne Virgili to the Colorado Educational And Cultural Facilities Authority to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 20-Student Leaders Institute Executive Board — Colorado - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:57:02 PM  

Brian Hill and Tyler Sapkin, appointees to the Colorado Student Leaders Institute Executive Board, came to the table and introduced themselves to the committee.  A copy of the Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment F.  



03:00:25 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Tyler Sapkin and Brian Hill to the Colorado Student Leaders Institute Executive Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-175 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:00:50 PM  

Senators Zenzinger and Rankin, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-175, which concerns the prohibition of indicating an assessment score on a student's high school transcript.  They provided opening comments and distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment G).

03:04:33 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

03:04:43 PM  

Deb Guiducci, representing herself as a parent, spoke in support of the bill.

03:06:48 PM  

Evie Hudak, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, spoke in support of the bill.

03:07:51 PM  

Jordana Land, representing herself as a parent, spoke in support of the bill.

03:10:44 PM  

The co-sponsors discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment G) and provided closing comments.



03:11:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Todd
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:11:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-175, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:12:13 PM   The committee adjourned.






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