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A38DCE4D1C99DDA1872583E0007204BD Hearing Summary


Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

SB19-059 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:45:32 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:49:22 PM  

The committee came back to order.

02:49:56 PM  

Representative Buckner presented Senate Bill 19-059, concerning the creation of the Automatic Enrollment in Advanced Courses grant program in the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). The program will provide assistance to local education providers that automatically enroll students in advanced courses. Representative Buckner answered questions from the committee regarding the bill.

03:08:12 PM  

The following people provided testimony:

03:08:42 PM  

Olivia Batiste, representing herself as a student and the Colorado State Youth Council, testified in support of the bill.

03:13:45 PM  

Aya Saad-Masri, representing herself as a student and the Colorado State Youth Council, testified in support of the bill.

03:15:49 PM  

Sheldon Reynolds, representing himself as a school administrator, testified in support of the bill.

03:18:39 PM  

Tom Brinegar, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.

03:21:17 PM  

The panel answered committee questions regarding the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

03:28:20 PM  

Prateek Dutta, Education Reform Now and Democrats for Education Reform, came to the table to respond to committee questions.

03:51:10 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-059 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Buck
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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