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h_ed_2018a_2018-04-23t13:34:36z6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1309

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 23, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1309 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:59:18 PM  

Representatives Coleman and Wilson presented and summarized House Bill 18-1309 concerning programs to address educator shortages. They distributed a handout to the committee members [Attachment E].

04:09:33 PM  
The sponsors distributed and discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment F].
04:17:49 PM  
Brandon Shaffer, representing the St. Vrain School District, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:01 PM  

Diane Laver, representing the St. Vrain School District, testified in support of the bill.

04:24:15 PM  
Laura Hess, a teacher in the St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support of the bill.
04:26:34 PM  

Richard Martyr, member of the St. Vrain Valley School District Board of Education, testified in support of the bill.

04:30:27 PM  
The previous four witnesses answered questions from the committee.
04:34:47 PM  
Rebecca Kantor, Dean of Education at the University of Colorado Denver, testified in support of the bill.
04:42:16 PM  
Jason Hopfer, representing the Rural School Alliances, testified
in support of the bill.
04:45:29 PM  
Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.


04:48:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Buckner
Seconded Bridges
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:48:41 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.


04:52:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1309, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Wilson
Seconded Bridges
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Exum Yes
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS