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B13D9BB8787F2FB1872583D00075C6CE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1252

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 2, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1252 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:26:36 PM  

The committee recessed.

03:26:52 PM  

The committee came back to order.

03:28:17 PM  

Representatives Geitner and McLachlan, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1252, concerning college credit for work experience.  Under current law, the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) convenes a council of representatives from institutions of higher education to recommend policies and procedures for credit transfers between institutions, articulation agreements, common course numbering, and related topics concerning the state's guaranteed transfer (GT) framework.  The bill requires that the council adopt and implement a plan for awarding credit for postsecondary education acquired through work related experience.  Representative McLachlan distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment A), as well as Amendments L.001, L.002, and L.003 (Attachments B through D).

03:34:47 PM  

The following people provided testimony:

03:35:29 PM  

Dr. Brandon McReynolds, CDHE, testified in support of the bill.

03:40:47 PM  

Former Senator Keith King, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:43:42 PM  

The two-person panel answered questions from the committee.

03:48:00 PM  

Joel Pennick, Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.

03:51:12 PM  

Mike Macklin, Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill.

03:55:16 PM  

Meaghan Sullivan, Careerwise Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:58:06 PM  

The three-person panel responded to questions from the committee.

04:03:38 PM  

Representative McLachlan explained Amendment L.001.



04:04:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Buck
Buckner Excused
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:04:32 PM  

Representative Geitner explained amendment L.002.



04:05:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Geitner
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:05:19 PM  

Representative Geitner explained Amendment L.003, and answered questions from the committee regarding the amendment.



04:07:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Geitner
Seconded Exum
Baisley
Buck
Buckner
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:07:10 PM  

Representatives McLachlan and Geitner made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.



04:12:19 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1252, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Geitner
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Excused
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS