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02032747FAFABDD0872584F7005BFBA9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-006

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Jan 22, 2020      
Location SCR 352



SB20-006 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


09:44:44 AM  

Senators Story and Zenzinger, co-sponsors, came to the table to present Senate Bill 20-006, which concerns changes to the continuing administration of the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI).  The co-sponsors provided opening comments on the bill.

09:54:17 AM  

Senator Zenzinger explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

09:55:12 AM  

The following people testified on the bill:

09:55:25 AM  

Naomi Hayner, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

09:57:41 AM  

Jaqueline Marquez, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

09:59:32 AM  

Kelly Shanley, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:01:48 AM  

Katie Monroe, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the University of Northern Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.

10:06:03 AM  

Cody Trujillo, representing himself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:09:21 AM  

Fran Velasquez, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:14:01 AM  

Lisa Cerda, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:16:57 AM  

Kayla Jones, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:20:32 AM  

Yesenia Flores Salgado, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:25:15 AM  

David Cordoza, representing himself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:28:26 AM  

Gwendalynn Roebke, representing herself as a student, spoke in support of the bill.

10:31:49 AM  

Lisanne McNew, representing the COSI executive board, spoke in support of the bill.

10:36:31 AM  

Shelley Banker, Director of COSI, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Banker answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.

10:52:29 AM  

Matthew Mason, representing the Aurora Public Schools Foundation, spoke in support of the bill.

10:58:41 AM  

There were no more witnesses and Senator Todd closed public testimony.  The co-sponsors answered questions about amendment L.001 (Amendment A).



11:02:47 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill No
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
11:02:48 AM  

Senator Zenzinger provided closing comments on the bill.

11:08:53 AM  

Josh Abram, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer questions about the bill's fiscal note.

11:09:59 AM  
Amanda Bickel, Joint Budget Committee staff,
came to the table to answer questions.


11:14:41 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-006, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
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






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