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12D0E5D5E00F27FA872589550071CDF8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-094

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 13, 2023      
Location SCR 357



SB23-094 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


01:43:05 PM  
Senator Lundeen and Senator Zenzinger, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-094, which concerns the creation of a task force to report on measures to improve school transportation. They provided opening comments on the bill and distributed and explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
01:48:10 PM  
The co-sponsors continued to provide opening comments.
01:52:59 PM  
Nicholas Martinez, representing Transform Education Now, testified in support of the bill.
01:56:35 PM  
Anita Banuelos, representing Transform Education Now, testified in support of the bill.
01:59:48 PM  
Gissel and Bobby Salazar, representing their family, testified in support of the bill.
02:02:10 PM  
The prior witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:03:58 PM  
Kaycee Headrick, representing Boys & Girls Clubs in Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:56 PM  
Dr. Brenda Dickhoner, representing Ready Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:32 PM  
Ousman Ba, representing African Leadership Group, testified in support of the bill.
02:13:03 PM  
Jessica Morrison, representing Southwest Colorado Education Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.
02:15:59 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:17:33 PM  
Jared Gregorio, representing Democrats for Education Reform, testified in support of the bill.
02:20:51 PM  
Sarah Swanson, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.
02:23:17 PM  
Angelina Sierra-Sandoval, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in support of the bill.
02:26:18 PM  
Jason Gaulden, representing Common Sense Institute, testified in a neutral position on the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
02:31:34 PM  
Joanna Saenz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:33:31 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).  The co-sponsors answered
questions from the committee.


02:40:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Baisley
Fields
Kolker
Lundeen
Rich
Marchman
Buckner
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:40:56 PM  
The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee and provided a wrap up.


02:51:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-094, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Baisley Yes
Fields Yes
Kolker Yes
Lundeen Yes
Rich Yes
Marchman Yes
Buckner Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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