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BC4999D1C9BE6487872583E7007D4C9F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-199

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-199 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:48:42 PM  

Representatives McCluskie and Wilson, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-199, concerning implementation measures of the Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act. The bill makes statutory changes to the act and its implementation by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), public schools, and school districts.

05:02:56 PM  

The sponsors answered questions from the committee.

05:07:32 PM  

The following people provided testimony:

05:07:50 PM  

Dr. Melissa Colsman, representing CDE, testified in support of the bill.

05:10:34 PM  

Dr. Lisa Escarcega, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of the bill.

05:13:15 PM  

Amy Pitlik, representing Stand with Kids, testified in support of the bill.

05:15:43 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee. Floyd Cobb, representing CDE and present for questions only, also responded to committee questions.

05:28:54 PM  

Troy Hubbell, representing himself as a teacher, testified in support of the bill.

05:32:12 PM  

Amy Debroyni, representing Colorado Kids Identified with Dyslexia (COKID), testified in support of the bill.

05:34:44 PM  

Karin Johnson, representing COKID, testified in support of the bill and distributed an example of a READ Act assessment (Attachment C) and a graphic (Attachment C).

05:38:25 PM  

Lindsay Drakos, representing COKID, testified in support of the bill.

05:41:05 PM  

The above four-person panel responded to committee questions.

05:49:38 PM  

Michael Bucey, representing himself as a parent and Boulder Valley Kids Identified with Dyslexia, testified in support of the bill and distributed an example of a READ Act plan (Attachment E).

05:54:21 PM  

Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:57:46 PM  

The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.



06:03:25 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-199 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McCluskie
Seconded Wilson
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS