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S_ED_2022A 03/24/2022 03:20:45 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/24/2022
Attendance
Buckner X
Kirkmeyer X
Lundeen *
Priola *
Zenzinger X
Story X
Bridges X
Time 03:20:45 PM to 04:07:56 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Bridges
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 22-Higher Education — Colorado Commission On Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB22-1275 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB22-1252 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

Conf 22-Higher Education — Colorado Commission On - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


03:20:53 PM  
Senator Bridges,
chair, invited the two appointees to the Colorado Commission on Higher
Education to come to the table and introduce themselves.  The Governor's
appointment letter can be found as Attachment A.  Former state representative
Jim Wilson and Aaron Harber spoke about their background and about why
they would like to be appointed to the commission.  They answered
questions from the committee.
03:29:50 PM  
The appointees continued to answer questions from the committee.


03:34:14 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Aaron Harber and Jim Wilson 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
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1275 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:35:29 PM  
House Bill 22-1275,
sponsored by Senator Fields and concerning the continuation of the School
Safety Resource Center Advisory Board, was moved to the Committee of the
Whole with no public testimony and no discussion from the committee or
bill sponsor.


03:36:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1275 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen No
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1252 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:36:21 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer
and Senator Jaquez Lewis, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1252, which
concerns provisions of public school contracts, including specifying requirements
and limitations for such provisions.  The co-sponsors answered questions
from the committee and distributed amendment L.003 (Attachment B).

03:48:26 PM  
Former Senate President Brandon Shaffer, representing St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:20 PM  
Kris Odom, representing Colorado Springs School District 11, testified in support of the bill.
03:55:20 PM  
Sam Jones-Rogers, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards Colorado as well as the Council of School Board Attorneys, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:47 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer explained amendment L.003 (Attachment B). Committee discussion ensued.


03:58:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Kirkmeyer
Seconded
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Zenzinger
Story
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:00:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1252, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kirkmeyer
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen No
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:07:56 PM   The committee adjourned.






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