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S_ED_2022A 04/14/2022 01:40:58 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/14/2022
Attendance
Buckner X
Kirkmeyer X
Lundeen X
Priola X
Zenzinger X
Story X
Bridges X
Time 01:40:58 PM to 03:45:04 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Bridges
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-171 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB22-1265 Referred to Senate Appropriations
SB22-192 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1274 Referred to Senate Appropriations

SB22-171 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:41:07 PM  
Senator Bridges and
Senator Priola, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-171, which concerns
privacy protections for educators.
01:44:54 PM  
Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:47:50 PM  
Lucy Squire, representing herself as a teacher, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A).
01:51:05 PM  
The panel answered
questions from the committee.  Committee discussion ensued.
02:14:12 PM  
Kathy Dorman, representing the American Federation of Teachers Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:17:42 PM  
Kallie Leyba, representing the American Federation of Teachers Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:01 PM  
Benjamin Teevan, representing Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:49 PM  
The panel answered
questions from the committee.
02:30:59 PM  
Kasey Ellis, representing the Cherry Creek Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:35:06 PM  
Kevin DiPasquale, representing the Douglas County Federation, testified in support of the bill.
02:39:22 PM  
Committee members made comments. The co-sponsors gave closing comments on the bill.
02:44:30 PM  
Committee members continued to give closing comments on the bill.


02:58:39 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-171 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen No
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1265 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:58:55 PM  
Senator Bridges,
sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1265, which concerns the continuation
of the Education Data Advisory Committee.  Senator Bridges gave opening
comments and answered questions from the committee.


03:02:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1265 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-192 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

03:02:32 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
and Senator Simpson, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-192, which concerns
the creation of opportunities for credential attainment.  The co-sponsors
gave opening comments on the bill and answered questions from the committee.
03:14:01 PM  
Kim Poast, Chief Student Success and Academic Affairs Officer for the Colorado Department of Higher Education, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:53 PM  
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:53 PM  
Meaghan Sullivan, Executive Director for CareerWise Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:23:59 PM  
The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.
03:26:11 PM  
Sarah Staron, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
03:30:14 PM  
Michael Macklin, representing the Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill.
03:34:16 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).


03:34:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Zenzinger
Story
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:34:33 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
distributed and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment C).


03:35:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Zenzinger
Story
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:35:17 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
distributed and explained amendment L.003 (Attachment D).


03:35:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Zenzinger
Story
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:35:50 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
distributed and explained amendment L.004 (Attachment E).


03:36:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Zenzinger
Story
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:36:24 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
distributed and explained amendment L.005 (Attachment F).


03:37:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner
Kirkmeyer
Lundeen
Priola
Zenzinger
Story
Bridges
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:37:04 PM  
The co-sponsors gave
closing comments on the bill.
03:42:08 PM  
Committee members gave closing comments on the bill.


03:43:41 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-192, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Zenzinger
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen No
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1274 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


03:43:58 PM  
House Bill 22-1274,
concerning the continuation of the Colorado Interagency Working Group on
School Safety and sponsored by Senator Gonzales, was moved to the Committee
on Appropriations.


03:44:43 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1274 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen No
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:45:04 PM   The committee adjourned.






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