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h_ed_2016a_2016-05-09t14:11:20z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-104



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment A). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 16-104, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:40 PM -- SB16-104



Representative Jon Becker, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-104, which creates several new programs to provide incentives for individuals to become teachers in rural school districts, and to support the needs of professional educators in rural school districts. Representative Becker responded to questions from the committee.





03:02 PM



The following people testified:



03:02 PM --
Kevin Schott, representing Deer Trail School District, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Schott responded to questions from the committee.



03:20 PM --
Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Colwell responded to questions from the committee.



03:27 PM --
Robert Mitchell, representing the Department of Higher Education, spoke about the bill. Dr. Mitchell responded to questions from the committee.



03:48 PM --
Dave Casey, representing Deer Trail School, testified in support of the bill.





03:51 PM



No further witnesses being present, Representative Pettersen closed public testimony. Representative Becker discussed the provisions of Amendment L.013 (Attachment A).



16HouseEd0509AttachA.pdf16HouseEd0509AttachA.pdf

BILL: SB16-104
TIME: 03:53:59 PM
MOVED: Everett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Buckner
Everett
Fields
Garnett
Lundeen
Moreno
Priola
Wilson
Windholz
Lee
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:54 PM



Representative Fields discussed the provisions of Amendment L.016 (Attachment B). The committee discussed the possibility of a second-reading amendment with Representative Becker. Committee discussion ensued.



16HouseEd0509AttachB.pdf16HouseEd0509AttachB.pdf

BILL: SB16-104
TIME: 03:59:50 PM
MOVED: Wilson
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-104, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 8-2, with one member excused.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
No
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
No
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
Excused
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 2 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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