Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

176ED45BEA0A1B118725850500040E04 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1053

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 4, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



HB20-1053 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


05:44:18 PM  

Representatives Sirota and Wilson, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1053, which makes changes to state law related to early childcare educator licensing and education, and creates scholarship and apprenticeship programs for early childhood educators. Representatives Sirota and Wilson responded to questions from the committee.

05:48:31 PM  

Diana Schaack, representing the University of Colorado Denver, testified in support of the bill. Susan Hill, representing Save the Children Action Network, Inc.,, testified in support of the bill. Allison Friedman Phillips, representing the Women's Foundation of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The panel responded to questions from the committee.

06:04:17 PM  

Pamela Harris, representing Mile High Early Learning, testified in support of the bill. Suzanne Banning, Florence Crittenton Services, testified in support of the bill. Christina Walker, representing Clayton Early Learning, testified in support of the bill. The panel responded to questions from the committee.

06:14:37 PM  

Nicole Riehl, representing Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, testified in support of the bill. Patricia Bolton, representing Triad Early Childhood Council, testified in support of the bill. Kara Moldiva, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in favor of the bill. The panel answered questions from the committee.

06:33:59 PM  

Committee recessed for 5 minutes.



06:34:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C)
Moved Wilson
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Bird
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:34:58 PM  

Amendment L.001 (Attachment D) was distributed and explained.



06:38:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D)
Moved Wilson
Seconded Bird
Baisley
Bird
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:45:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1053, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Wilson
Seconded Exum
Baisley No
Bird Yes
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.