S_ED_2019A 04/17/2019 11:55:01 AM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGSENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION Date 04/17/2019 Attendance Bridges X Hill X Lundeen X Story X Todd X X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call Time 11:55:01 AM to 01:11:23 PM Place SCR 352 This Meeting was called to order by Senator Todd This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan Hearing Items Action Taken hHB19-1262 Referred to Senate Appropriations hHB19-1222 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole HB19-1262 - Referred to Senate Appropriations 11:55:14 AM Senator Bridges and Senator Fields, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1262, which concerns state funding for full-day kindergarten educational programs. 11:57:48 AM Kiki McGough, representing the Save the Children Action Network, spoke in support of the bill. 12:03:03 PM Suzanne Banning, President and CEO of Florence Crittenton Services, and also representing the Colorado Teen Parent Collaborative, spoke in support of the bill. 12:06:19 PM Leilani Siens, representing herself as mom, spoke in support of the bill. 12:08:38 PM Jeannie Nelson, representing the Stand for Children Action Network, spoke in support of the bill. 12:12:38 PM Lynn Zimmerman, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill. 12:20:41 PM Amie Baca-Oehlert, President of the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill. 12:24:13 PM Lisa Roy, Executive Director of Early Education for Denver Public Schools, spoke in support of the bill. 12:28:58 PM Benjamin Waters, representing Mile High United Way and the Opportunity Coalition, spoke in support of the bill. 12:31:40 PM Anna Jo Haynes, Founder of Mile High Early Learning and Chair of the Early Childhood Leadership Council, spoke in support of the bill. 12:41:09 PM The co-sponsors and committee members gave closing comments on the bill. 12:48:38 PM Motion Refer House Bill 19-1262 to the Committee on Appropriations. Moved Bridges Seconded Bridges Yes Hill Yes Lundeen Yes Story Yes Todd Yes Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS HB19-1222 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole Attachment Tag File Name Attachment A http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/0604372496E9...$File/19SenateEd0417AttachA.pdf?OpenElement 19SenateEd0417AttachA.pdf 12:48:46 PM Senator Story, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1222, which concerns a grant program to reduce the amount of the International Baccalaureate (IB) exam fee paid by students. She distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A). 12:53:12 PM Jan Lotter, Executive Director of the IB Association of Rocky Mountain Schools, spoke in support of the bill. 12:54:19 PM Rashmi Irfan, representing herself as a student in an IB program, spoke in support of the bill. 12:58:04 PM Kelsey Day, representing the IB Program, spoke in support of the bill. 01:07:06 PM The panel of witnesses and Senator Story answered questions from the committee. 01:07:23 PM Anne Barkis, representing the Poudre School Board, spoke in support of the bill. 01:09:15 PM Motion Adopt amendment L.001 Moved Story Seconded Bridges Hill Lundeen Story Todd YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection 01:09:49 PM Motion Refer House Bill 19-1222, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. Moved Story Seconded Bridges Yes Hill Excused Lundeen No Story Yes Todd Yes Final YES: 3 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS 01:11:23 PM The committee adjourned.