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S_ED_2019A 02/27/2019 10:23:12 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/27/2019
Attendance
Bridges X
Hill X
Lundeen X
Story X
Todd X
Time 10:23:12 AM to 10:48:45 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Todd
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1152 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB19-1152 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:23:25 AM  

Senator Gonzales, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1152 which concerns eliminating the requirement that a student member of the State Student Advisory Council (council) for Community Colleges and Occupational Education must be an in-state student for tuition purposes prior to election to the council. Several handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments A and B).

10:24:23 AM  

The following people testified on the bill:

10:24:40 AM  

Elena Barrera, representing the council and herself as student at Front Range Community College, spoke in support of the bill.

10:28:36 AM  

Nadine Nehme, representing the council and herself as a student at Front Range Community College, spoke in support of the bill.

10:30:43 AM  

The two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

10:32:44 AM  

The witnesses continued to answer questions from the committee.

10:41:32 AM  
Moira Cullen, representing the Colorado Community College System, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.


10:48:37 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1152 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill No
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


10:48:45 AM   The committee adjourned.