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F356465305C78E44872583B60072A417 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 7, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

HB19-1161 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:52:13 PM  

Representatives Buckner and Wilson, co-prime sponsors, presenting House Bill 19-1161, concerning the Health and Wellness Through Comprehensive Quality Physical Education Instruction Pilot Program within the Colorado Department of Education (CDE).  The bill creates the program, which will award three-year grants to eligible schools or school districts to implement a program of comprehensive physical education instruction.  Pilot program grants may cover the academic years of 2020-21 through 2022-23.  The sponsors responded to committee questions about the bill.

02:12:11 PM  

Pam Rogers, Shape Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed information about the pilot program (Attachment A) and a copy of the presentation from Shape Colorado (Attachment B).

02:16:51 PM  

Jessie Weber, Shape Colorado, testified in support of the bill and provided statistics about health and wellness in the state and the country.

02:19:35 PM  

Emily Graves, Shape Colorado and a physical education teacher, testified in support of the bill and discussed physical education programming.

02:22:12 PM  

Kenny Webb, Electives Coordinator for Aurora Public Schools and Shape Colorado, testified in support of the bill and discussed the benefits of physical education.

02:25:50 PM  

Chris Watts, Shape Colorado and teacher, testified in support of the bill.

02:29:46 PM  

The above five-person panel responded to committee questions.

02:30:24 PM  

Becky McLean, Physical Education Coordinator at Academy 360, testified in support of the bill. She introduced three children from the Academy, who spoke about their experience with the physical education program at Academy 360.

02:37:18 PM  

Eve Kutchman, Children's Hospital Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:40:22 PM  

Rebecca Dubroff, American Heart Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:42:23 PM  

Julie George, LiveWell Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:43:40 PM  

The above panel responded to questions.

02:45:11 PM  

Representative Buckner explained and distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment C), which is a technical amendment.

02:47:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Buckner
Seconded Buentello
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:47:22 PM  

Representatives Buckner and Wilson made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

02:56:02 PM  

Jamie McMullen, teacher at University of Northern Colorado and Shape Colorado, answered questions from the committee about the bill.

02:59:17 PM  

Committee discussion on the bill continued.

03:05:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1161, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Wilson
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Buck Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   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