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H_ED_2021A 04/21/2021 10:31:45 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/21/2021
Attendance
Baisley X
Caraveo X
Exum *
Geitner *
Kipp X
Larson X
Michaelson Jenet X
Young E
McLachlan X
Time 10:31:45 AM to 11:33:10 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Nina Forbes
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-100 Referred to House Appropriations
HB21-1259 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB21-100 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:32:00 AM  
Representative McCluskie,
sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 21-100. The bill continues the Council
of Higher Education Representatives in the Department of Higher Education,
which is scheduled to repeal on September 1, 2021.
10:41:43 AM  
Chris Rasmussen, representing Colorado Department of Higher Education, testified in support of the bill.
10:45:06 AM  
Representative McCluskie gave closing remarks.


10:46:26 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-100 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Larson
Seconded Exum
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Excused
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1259 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:46:40 AM  
Representative Bacon,
sponsor, introduced House Bill 21-1259. The bill requires that the Colorado
Department of Education streamline application processes and other requirements
for extended learning opportunity programs that address the learning impacts
from the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:54:25 AM  
Representative Bacon answered questions from the committee.
10:54:46 AM  
Nicholas Martinez, representing Transform Education Now, testified in support of the bill.
11:08:16 AM  
Melissa Bloom, representing Colorado Department of Education, was available to answer committee questions.
11:08:17 AM  
Representative Bacon
introduced amendment L.001 and explained the amendment (Attachment A).



11:25:06 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Larson
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young Excused
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:25:29 AM  
Representative Bacon gave closing remarks on the bill.


11:32:58 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1259, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Baisley
Seconded Exum
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Excused
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:33:10 AM   The committee adjourned.






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