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D6C6F02AFC8A7F1C87258B10007AD4A2 Hearing Summary


Date May 1, 2024      
Location HCR 0107

SB24-162 - Referred to House Appropriations

04:21:41 PM  
Reps. Bacon and Herod introduced Senate Bill 24-162. The bill requires the Department of Education to contract with an organization to develop best practices and training related to reports of discrimination and harassment in public schools.
04:23:05 PM  
Ms. Erin Meschke, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:27:50 PM  
Ms. Hazel Gibson, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Jessica North, representing Clear Creek School District RE-1, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Kathy Wilson, representing League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:30:12 PM  
Written testimony
may be found in Attachment A.
04:30:58 PM  
Ms. Elizabeth Newman, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill.
04:37:55 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members gave some closing remarks.

04:43:13 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-162 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon Yes
Bradfield No
Hamrick Yes
Lukens Yes
Pugliese No
Story Yes
Wilson No
Winter T. No
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   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