Melanie Pearlman, representing the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab, testified in support of HB 22-1234. Meredith Gleitz, representing One Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Kevin Klein, representing the Colorado Department of Public Safety, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Klein responded to questions regarding whether parents registering objections about schools would fall under the purview of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the monitoring of potential hate crimes by the division. Ms. Pearlman provided input on the latter question. Discussion ensued regarding potential civil liberties violations under the bill. Mr. Klein responded to questions regarding the functions of his division, and how the division will administer the bill's programming. Mr. Klein responded to further questions regarding the difference between state and federal homeland security functions. Discussion followed regarding hate crime measurement.