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86236DEAC4DC4EA88725852000816D09 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-014

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 3, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



SB20-014 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:33:59 PM  
The committee took a 5 minute recess.
04:43:21 PM  

Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Cutter, co-sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 20-014, which concerns requiring schools to adopt an attendance policy that allows for excused abscenses for behavioral health concerns.

04:52:22 PM  
Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Cutter answered questions from the committee.
05:02:10 PM  

Senator Evie Hudak, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:03:57 PM  
Valerie Schlecht, representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
05:05:18 PM  
Lauren Holsombeck, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:07:52 PM  
Tazia Bazarian-Chestine, representing the Youth Action Board at the Colorado Children's Hospital, testified in support of the bill.
05:15:11 PM  
The panel responded to questions from the committee.
05:20:01 PM  

Chris Ekenberg, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:24:01 PM  

Kendra Villerreal, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:29:08 PM  

Kari Eckert, representing Robbie's Hope, testified in support of the bill.

05:29:50 PM  
Lucy Kohara, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:30:10 PM  

Kaitlyn McMullen, representing her friend Lauren Kracer, testified in support of the bill.

05:49:05 PM  
Kaitlyn Hickman, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:50:49 PM  
Hailey Kreiling, representing herself, testified in support the bill.
05:53:06 PM  
Bailey Sheldon, representing the Youth Action Board at Colorado Children's Hospital, testified in support of the bill.
05:55:20 PM  
Representatives Michaelson Jenet and Cutter read witness testimony and gave closing remarks.


06:18:33 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-014 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded Cutter
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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