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8D275031444501FC8725847B0064C981 Hearing Summary


Date Sep 20, 2019      
Location Old State Library

Parent Students Teachers Panels - Committee Discussion Only

12:20:54 PM  
Maddie Grey, representing Juliette Lewis,
read a statement from Ms. Lewis about her experience with drills and mental
health crises.
12:25:45 PM  
Ellie Perlmutter, representing herself, spoke about her experience as a member of the "lockdown generation."
12:28:23 PM  
Maximus Montano, representing himself, spoke about his experience as a survivor of the STEM School shooting in May 2019.
12:30:18 PM  
Vrishank Bikkumalla, representing himself, discussed his experience as a student at STEM High School in May 2019.
12:34:36 PM  
Sami Powers, representing herself, talked about her fears for her children when they are at school.
12:38:45 PM  
Kari Eckert, representing Robbie's Hope, spoke about her
son's death by suicide.  She distributed materials to the committee
(Attachment E).
12:41:53 PM  
Meagan Fishell, representing herself, spoke about her ex-husband's experience as a student at Columbine.
12:45:55 PM  
Scott Rathbunn, representing himself, spoke about his experience as a student at Columbine High School.
12:49:58 PM  
John Campanesci, representing the Colorado Education Association's School Safety Committee, discussed his experience with school safety and his impressions of the best way to address the issue.
12:56:21 PM  
Char Armstrong, representing herself, discussed her experience as a mental health professional in a Colorado school.
01:01:53 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee about the use of the materials developed by the I Love U Guys Foundation. The committee recessed for lunch.

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details