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7C9242330120A29787258AD8007109D1 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 6, 2024      
Location SCR 357

SB24-162 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

01:34:56 PM  
Senator Marchman and Senator Winter, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 24-162, which concerns best practices for responding to discriminatory conduct in schools and developing training consistent with the best practices. They provided opening comments on the bill and answered questions from the committee. They distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
01:44:43 PM  
Jennifer Iversen, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
01:46:55 PM  
Hazel Gibson, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:39 PM  
Lacey Ganzy, representing themself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
01:52:00 PM  
Erin Meschke, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
01:55:46 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.
01:58:39 PM  
Autumn Brooks, representing Clear Creek School District Re-1, testified in support of the bill.
02:04:54 PM  
Michelle Murphy, representing Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
02:07:50 PM  
Elizabeth Newman, representing Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.
02:08:50 PM  
Dr. Kathy Wilson, representing League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:11:45 PM  
The co-sponsors provided closing comments and answered questions from the committee. The co-sponsors explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

02:18:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Marchman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:18:51 PM  
Committee members made comments. Senator Lundeen distributed and explained amendment L.002 (Attachment B).

02:29:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Lundeen
Baisley Yes
Fields No
Kolker No
Lundeen Yes
Rich Yes
Marchman No
Buckner No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:29:31 PM  
The co-sponsors and committee members gave closing comments.

02:33:07 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-162, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Marchman
Baisley No
Fields Yes
Kolker Yes
Lundeen No
Rich No
Marchman Yes
Buckner Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details