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4CD89643DD78904387258832006BE932 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-207

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 28, 2022      
Location SCR 357



SB22-207 - Committee Discussion Only


01:38:42 PM  
Senator Winter, sponsor,
presented Senate Bill 22-207, which concerns the prevention of Title IX
misconduct on public school campuses.  Senator Winter gave opening
comments on the bill and answered questions from the committee.
01:54:49 PM  
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified to amend the bill.
01:57:46 PM  
Michelle Murphy, representing Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified to amend the bill.
02:01:15 PM  
Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified to amend the bill.
02:03:07 PM  
Angelina Sierra-Sandoval, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:05:28 PM  
The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:24:21 PM  
Deborah Burchinal-Pope, representing the YWCA of Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:17 PM  
Cari Simon, representing herself as a Title IX attorney, testified in support of the bill.
02:31:11 PM  
Emily Tofte Nestaval, representing the Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center, testified in support of the bill.
02:36:34 PM  
The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.
02:43:37 PM  
Rachel Natale, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:35 PM  
Mallory Gibson, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:30 PM  
Elizabeth Newman, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:59 PM  
Jessica Dotter, representing Colorado District Attorneys' Council, was available to answer committee questions.
02:58:49 PM  
Su Ryden, representing the American Association of University Women of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:26 PM  
Sophie Dellinger, representing herself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:03:48 PM  
Tracy Dundon, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:00 PM  
John Shors read into the record written testimony provided by his wife, Allison Shors, in support of the bill.
03:11:17 PM  
Agueda Morgan, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:15:40 PM  
Annika Spilde, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:47 PM  
Senator Winter explained
that an amendment was being drafted to turn the bill into a study and would
be brought back to the committee later in the meeting for a vote.

03:25:43 PM  
Senator Bridges laid
the bill over to the end of the meeting.






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