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5057784778D52137872586800073AFC7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-008

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 18, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-008 - Lay Over


02:03:38 PM  
Senator Simpson,
sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-008, which concerns removing the word
"junior" from the name of certain colleges.  Senator Simpson
answered questions from the committee.
02:08:04 PM  
Joe Garcia, Chancellor
of the Colorado Community College System, spoke in support of the bill.
 
02:12:55 PM  
Rhonda Epper, representing
Trinidad State Junior College, spoke in support of the bill.
02:19:32 PM  
Jay Lee, President of Otero Junior College, spoke in support of the bill.
02:20:02 PM  
Tim Alvarez, representing Otero Junior College, spoke in support of the bill.
02:21:45 PM  
Cheryl Lovell, President of Adams State University, spoke about the bill and stated that she will be in support of the bill if amended. Dr. Lovell answered questions from the committee.
02:32:03 PM  
Dr. Lovell continued to answer questions from the committee.
02:43:30 PM  
Committee members made comments and discussion ensued.
02:44:26 PM  
Jason Hopfer, representing the Colorado Community College System, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.
02:48:20 PM  
Committee members
gave closing comments on the bill.
02:51:10 PM  
Senator Zenzinger laid the bill over for action only to Wednesday, February 24th.






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