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C375BAD867FBDD6387258AB30070F733 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-014

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Jan 29, 2024      
Location SCR 357



SB24-014 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

01:33:58 PM  
Senator Hansen, sponsor,
presented Senate Bill 24-014, concerning a seal of climate literacy diploma
endorsement. He provided an overview of the bill and distributed amendment
L.001 (Attachment A).  He answered questions from the committee.

01:41:53 PM  
Dr. Kirk Henwood, representing South Routt School District RE-3, testified in support of the bill.
01:46:00 PM  
Tiffany Boyd, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:23 PM  
Mary Seawell, representing Lyra Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:51:55 PM  
Patrick Donovan, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:54:12 PM  
The previous four witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:04:28 PM  
Katie Navin, representing Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education, testified in support of the bill.
02:08:12 PM  
LeeAnn Kittle, representing Denver Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:13 PM  
Dr. Karen Cheser, representing Durango School District, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:23 PM  
The previous three witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:18:25 PM  
Brett KenCairn, representing City of Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:34 PM  
Anita Seitz, representing Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.
02:25:50 PM  
Erin Meschke, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:28:19 PM  
Senator Hansen explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


02:29:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Marchman
Seconded
Fields Excused
Kolker
Lundeen
Rich
Will
Marchman
Buckner
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:29:40 PM  
Senator Lundeen distributed and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment B).


02:35:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Fields Excused
Kolker No
Lundeen Yes
Rich Yes
Will Yes
Marchman No
Buckner No
YES: 3   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:35:37 PM  
Additional witness testimony submitted can be found as Attachment C.
02:35:42 PM  
Senator Hansen gave closing comments on the bill. Committee members made closing comments.


02:41:20 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-014, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Marchman
Seconded
Fields Yes
Kolker Yes
Lundeen No
Rich No
Will No
Marchman Yes
Buckner Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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