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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-03t13:38:55z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/03/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1022



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1022 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1022 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







06:01 PM -- HB17-1022



Senator Moreno, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1022 to the committee. Under current law, Colorado’s public schools are required to teach the history and civil government of the United States, including the history, culture and contributions of American Indians, Hispanic Americans, and African Americans. This bill requires that schools also teach the history and civil government of the state of Colorado, and the history, culture, and contributions of Asian Americans. The bill creates the 15-member History, Culture, and Civil Government in Education Commission (commission) and sets the conditions for the commission’s selection and composition. The commission must make recommendations to the State Board of Education (SBE) and the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) related to the learning of history, culture, and civil government.



06:03 PM --
Kassandra Rendon-Morales, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.



06:06 PM --
Luis Torres, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.





06:13 PM



Senator Moreno wrapped up his presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1022
TIME: 06:16:15 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1022 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: HB17-1022
TIME: 06:18:08 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1022 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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