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7B3880FDD7143748872585210063F911 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1062

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 4, 2020      
Location SCR 352



HB20-1062 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


11:12:00 AM  

Senator Coram, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1062, which concerns the Colorado Student Free Expression Law.

11:13:19 AM  

The following people testified on the bill:

11:13:58 AM  

Nicole Hunt, representing herself as an attorney, spoke in support of the bill.

11:16:24 AM  

Laura Sudik Varble, representing herself as a former newspaper advisor, spoke in support of the bill.

11:19:55 AM  

Patrick Moring, representing the Colorado Student Media Association, spoke in support of the bill.

11:23:14 AM  

The committee members made comments about the bill.

11:25:17 AM  

Lori Schafer, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill.

11:32:14 AM  

Marta Hedde, representing herself as a retired journalism and publications advisor, spoke in support of the bill.

11:36:45 AM  

Jack Kennedy, Executive Director of the Colorado Student Media Association, spoke in support of the bill.

11:40:17 AM  

The panel answered questions from the committee.

11:43:50 AM  

Kevin Vick, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.  He read prepared statements in support of the bill from two teachers.

11:47:48 AM  

Sheila Jones, representing the Colorado Student Media Association and the Journalism Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.



11:53:38 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1062 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
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