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S_ED_2019A 03/06/2019 09:44:18 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/06/2019
Attendance
Bridges X
Hill X
Lundeen E
Story X
Todd X
Time 09:44:18 AM to 10:05:40 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Todd
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1137 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
SB19-129 Laid Over For Action Only

HB19-1137 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


09:44:45 AM  

Senator Priola, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1137 which concerns supporting high school students' interest in early childhood education through the teacher cadet program.



09:46:05 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1137 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Excused
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-129 - Laid Over For Action Only


09:46:10 AM  

Senator Story, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-129 which concerns the regulation of online schools.  She summarized and explained the purpose of the bill.

09:49:11 AM  

The following person testified on the bill:

09:49:19 AM  

Jim Cole, representing K12 Inc. spoke in support of the bill if amended.  Mr. Cole responded to questions from the committee.

09:53:30 AM  

Senator Story answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.

09:54:37 AM  

Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Cook answered questions from the committee.

10:00:00 AM  

Senator Story distributed and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment A).



10:00:39 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges
Hill
Lundeen
Story
Todd
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:00:57 AM  

Senator Story answered questions from the committee.

10:05:04 AM  
Senator Todd laid the bill over for action
only until March 7, 2019.


10:05:40 AM   The committee adjourned.