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S_ED_2020A 03/11/2020 10:59:39 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/11/2020
Attendance
Bridges X
Hill X
Lundeen *
Story X
Todd X
Time 10:59:39 AM to 11:32:57 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Todd
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1275 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1280 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

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

HB20-1275 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:59:55 AM  

Senators Hisey and Lee, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1275, which concerns providing in-state tuition status at a community college for military families regardless of whether Colorado domicile status is satisfied.  The co-sponsors provided opening comments on the bill.  

11:03:44 AM  

The following person testified on the bill:

11:03:59 AM  

Paul DeCecco, Director of Military and Veterans Programs at Pikes Peak Community College, spoke in support of the bill.

11:07:19 AM  

Mr. DeCecco answered questions from the committee.

11:10:41 AM  

The co-sponsors provided closing comments on the bill.

11:12:43 AM  

Committee members provided closing comments on the bill.



11:15:16 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1275 to the Committee of the Whole.
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



HB20-1280 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:15:22 AM  

Senators Bridges and Smallwood, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1280, which concerns authorizing the department of higher education to collect the data necessary to calculate return on investment metrics related to student outcomes. The co-sponsors provided opening comments on the bill.

11:19:02 AM  

The following people testified on the bill:

11:25:28 AM  

Michael Vente, Director of Research at the Colorado Department of Higher Education, spoke in support of the bill.

11:27:07 AM  

Lorna Candler, Chief Occupational Education Officer at the Colorado Department of Higher Education, spoke in support of the bill.

11:30:13 AM  

The co-sponsors provided closing comments on the bill.



11:32:43 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1280 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:32:57 AM   The committee adjourned.






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