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259AB931F1ED0BE2872583D9007C2C75 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1276

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 11, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1276 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:36:30 PM  

The committee recessed.

04:36:52 PM  

The committee came back to order.

04:44:47 PM  

Representatives Exum and Buentello, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1276, concerning the creation of the ninth grade success program in the Colorado Department of Education to provide grants to local education providers.  The bill specifies what the programs must include and what must be included in a grant application.  The bill sponsors distributed Amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments E and F) and responded to committee questions.

05:03:25 PM  

The following people provided testimony:

05:03:40 PM  

Meg Dubray, GOAL Academy, testified in support of the bill.

05:05:38 PM  

Acacia Simental, representing Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill.

05:11:34 PM  

Eulalia Mateo, representing Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill.

05:21:16 PM  

Samantha Nuechterlein, representing Education Reform Now, testified in support of the bill.

05:24:04 PM  

Karen Lewis, representing Advance Via Individual Determination (AVID), testified in support of the bill and distributed materials regarding AVID (Attachment G).

05:27:26 PM  

Kristen Lockwood, representing AVID, testified in support of the bill.

05:29:54 PM  

The above three-person panel answered questions from the committee.

05:38:19 PM  

Neisa Lynch, representing Collegiate Prep Academy, testified in support of the bill.

05:42:22 PM  

Katie Grace, representing Collegiate Prep Academy, testified in support of the bill.

05:45:56 PM  
Krista Spurgin, representing Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill.
05:48:52 PM  

The above three-person panel responded to questions from the committee.

05:52:26 PM  

Representative Exum explained Amendment L.001, and the bill sponsors answered questions from the committee.

05:56:22 PM  

Anna Gerstle, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions from the committee regarding the amendment.



05:57:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Buentello
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:58:21 PM  

Representative Buentello explained Amendment L.002, and Ms. Gerstle answered questions from the committee.



05:59:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Buentello
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:59:29 PM  

The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.



06:11:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1276, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buentello
Seconded Exum
Baisley No
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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