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H_ED_2021A 04/29/2021 01:32:17 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/29/2021
Attendance
Baisley X
Caraveo X
Exum X
Geitner X
Kipp X
Larson X
Michaelson Jenet *
Young X
McLachlan X
Time 01:32:17 PM to 02:21:53 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Nina Forbes
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-008 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB21-198 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB21-008 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:32:45 PM  
Representatives Holtorf
and D. Valdez, co-sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-008.  The bill
removes the word junior from the names of three colleges: Trinidad State
Junior College, Otero Junior College, and Northeastern Junior College.
 The sponsors also distributed a fact sheet on the bill (Attachment
A).
01:40:41 PM  
Tim Alvarez, representing Otero Junior College, testified in support of the bill.
01:44:31 PM  
Rhonda Epper, representing Trinidad State Junior College, testified in support of the bill.
01:44:43 PM  
Roechele Martinez,
representing Trinidad State Junior College, testified in support of the
bill.
01:47:33 PM  
Joe Garcia, representing
Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill.
01:52:06 PM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
02:03:59 PM  
Representatives Holtorf
and D. Valdez distributed and explained Amendment L.003 (Attachment B).



02:08:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Larson
Seconded Geitner
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:08:22 PM  
Representatives D. Valdez and Holtorf gave closing remarks on the bill.


02:11:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-008, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Larson
Seconded Geitner
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-198 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:11:36 PM  
Representative Bockenfeld,
sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 21-198. The bill repeals the requirement
that the state auditor annually report uses of State Education Fund money
for school capital construction to the General Assembly. The sponsor also
distributed a fact sheet on the bill (Attachment C).
02:15:52 PM  
State Auditor Dianne Ray answered questions from the committee.
02:16:36 PM  
Representative Bockenfeld gave closing remarks on the bill.


02:21:37 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-198 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:21:53 PM   The committee adjourned.






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