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s_sa_2017a_2017-04-17t13:34:40z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/17/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1210



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment D). The motion p

Postpone House Bill 17-1210 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 17-1210, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL







01:34 PM -- HB17-1210



Senator Priola and Senator Fields, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1210 to the committee. This bill prohibits a school district, board of cooperative services, or charter school from expelling a student in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade or imposing an out-of-school suspension, except as required by federal law, unless:



• the student commits an action on school grounds that endangers others;

• failure to remove the student from the school building would create a serious safety threat that cannot be reduced or eliminated by using reasonable modifications to manage the student's behavior; or

• the enrolling entity has exhausted the other appropriate and available behavioral and disciplinary interventions.



01:42 PM --
Dr. Grant Schmidt, representing Hanover School District and the Colorado Rural Alliance, testified against the bill. Discussion ensued between Dr. Schmidt and Senator Fields.



01:48 PM --
Rob Sanders, representing the Buffalo School District, testified against the bill.





01:51 PM



Dr. Schmidt and Mr. Sanders responded to committee member questions.



02:03 PM --
Carol Meredith, representing the Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:05 PM --
Rachel Judd, representing the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.





02:12 PM



Committee discussion with Ms. Judd, Ms. Meredith, and the bill sponsors continued.



02:28 PM --
Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.



02:32 PM --
Dalia Milford, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.





02:34 PM



Mr. Jaeger responded to additional committee member questions.



02:46 PM --
Dr. Phillip Strain, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:50 PM --
Charlotte Brantley, representing Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill.





02:53 PM



Dr. Strain responded to committee member questions.





02:55 PM



Senators Priola and Fields presented amendments L.002 and L.003 (Attachments A and B).



17SenateState0417AttachA.pdf17SenateState0417AttachA.pdf 17SenateState0417AttachB.pdf17SenateState0417AttachB.pdf

BILL: HB17-1210
TIME: 03:11:17 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1210
TIME: 03:11:31 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:11 PM



Senator Priola presented amendment L.004 (Attachment C). Committee discussion ensued.



17SenateState0417AttachC.pdf17SenateState0417AttachC.pdf

BILL: HB17-1210
TIME: 03:12:27 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Senats
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:12 PM



Senator Fields presented amendment L.005 (Attachment D). Committee discussion ensued.



17SenateState0417AttachD.pdf17SenateState0417AttachD.pdf



Mr. Jaeger returned to the table to answer additional committee member questions.

BILL: HB17-1210
TIME: 03:17:31 PM
MOVED: Fenberg
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:17 PM



Senators Priola and Fields wrapped up their presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1210
TIME: 03:32:56 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1210, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Marble
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1210
TIME: 03:33:35 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1210 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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