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s_ed_2016a_2016-04-28t13:37:45z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1422



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1422 to the Committee on Appro PASS







04:35 PM -- HB16-1422



The committee took a brief recess.





04:40 PM



The committee came back to order. Senators Lambert and Steadman, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1422 which concerns financing public schools. A handout from Legislative Council Staff was distributed to the committee (Attachment B). Senators Lambert and Steadman discussed several provisions of the bill.



16SenateEd0428AttachB.pdf16SenateEd0428AttachB.pdf



The following people testified on the bill:



04:54 PM --
Frank Reeves, Superintendent of Genoa Hugo School District, spoke about amending the bill.





05:01 PM



The bill's co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.



05:02 PM --
Jason Hopfer, representing the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.



05:06 PM --
Todd Herreid, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.



05:09 PM --
Douglas Bissonette, Superintendent of Elizabeth School District, came to the table to speak in opposition to the bill. Mr. Bissonette answered questions from the committee.





05:16 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. Senators Lambert and Steadman gave closing comments to the bill.

BILL: HB16-1422
TIME: 05:30:34 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1422 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
No
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



05:31 PM



The committee adjourned.


The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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