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BB955624EE9052B0872587FA007A3541 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 3, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

HB22-1207 - Postponed Indefinitely

03:14:51 PM  
Representative Woog
presented House Bill 22-1207, Choice in Low-Performing School Districts.
 The bill requires that chronically low-performing school districts
establish a parent choice program, which includes creating an account for
each student to be used by a parent for alternative educational options.
03:20:02 PM  
Mrs Jennifer Gregg, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Brenda Dickhoner, representing Ready Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:24 PM  
Ms. Dawn Fritz, representing Colorado PTA, testified in opposition to the bill. Kevin Vick, representing Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Matt Cook, representing Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:33:39 PM  
Members of the committee asked questions of the witnesses.
03:35:26 PM  
Witnesses responded to questions from members of the committee.
03:35:38 PM  

The bill sponsor presented amendment L001 (Attachment B).

03:39:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (attachment A)
Moved Geitner
Seconded Baisley
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:39:44 PM  
The bill sponsor provided closing remarks on the bill.
03:40:39 PM  
Members of the committee provided closing remarks on the bill.

03:49:55 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1207, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Larson
Seconded Geitner
Bacon No
Baisley Yes
Exum No
Geitner Yes
Kipp No
Larson Yes
Lontine No
Young No
McLachlan No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:50:17 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1207 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 Larson
Seconded Kipp
Bacon Yes
Baisley No
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Lontine Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 6   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