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801F89CD220D27E3872583A100710474 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1151

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 14, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1151 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:34:28 PM  

Representative Geitner, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1151. The bill creates the Colorado Special Education Opportunity Scholarship Program in the Colorado Department of Education. The program provides scholarship money to enable the parent of an eligible student to select the education provider and services that meet the student's needs. Representative Geitner answered questions from the committee.

01:46:58 PM  

Callan Clark, Consortium of Directors of Special Education, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:52:24 PM  

Jennifer Levin, Disability Law Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:57:51 PM  

Jonna Levine, Support Jeffco Kids, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:01:33 PM  

Ms. Levine read a statement on behalf of Evie Hudak, Colorado PTA, in opposition to the bill.

02:03:46 PM  

Melissa Atchley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Atchley answered questions from the committee.

02:17:13 PM  

Julie Denton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:21:58 PM  

Michael Neil, representing himself and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:25:02 PM  

Representative Geitner explained amendment L.004 (Attachment A).

02:26:16 PM  

Julie Pelegrin, Office of Legislative Legal Services, futher explained amendment L.004.



02:27:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A).
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Rich
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:27:27 PM  

Representative Geitner explained amendment L.003 (Attachment B).

02:29:14 PM  

Representative Geitner explained amendment L.005 (Attachment C).  Representative Geitner answered questions from the committee about amendment L.005.



02:29:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B).
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:30:53 PM  

Ms. Pelegrin answered questions about amendment L.005.

02:34:07 PM  

Representative Geitner and Ms. Pelegrin responded to additional questions from the committee about amendment L.005.



02:38:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C).
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:38:25 PM  

Representative Geitner made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



02:51:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1151, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Rich
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:51:23 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1151 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Melton
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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