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FE98FDADAE40DDC7872583B4008109F6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1203

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 5, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1203 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

04:29:32 PM  

Representative Mullica, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1203, concerning a school nurse grant program. The bill creates the School Nurse Grant Program in the Primary Care Office of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to award grants on a five-year cycle to local education providers (LEPs) to increase the number of school nurses in schools. The sponsor distributed Amendment L.001 (Attachment E) and answered questions from the committee.  Brita Darling, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer questions about the definitions of rural and small, rural school districts.

04:38:47 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

04:39:04 PM  

Kelly Grenham, representing herself as a school nurse as well as the Colorado Association of School Nurses and Children's Hospital, spoke in support of the bill.  She distribtued written testimony in support of the bill (Attachment F).

04:42:28 PM  

Jessica Francois, representing herself as a school nurse, spoke in support of the bill.

04:45:45 PM  

Julie Wilken, representing herself as a school nurse, testified in support of the bill.

04:52:08 PM  

The above three-person panel responded to committee questions.

05:00:30 PM  

Nate Golich, Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill and answered questions from the committee.

05:03:06 PM  

Representative Mullica distributed Amendment L.002 (Attachment G), which corrects an error found in Amendment L.001.



05:04:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Buckner
Seconded Buck
Baisley
Buckner
Buck
Coleman
Cutter
Exum
Geitner
Larson
McCluskie
Michaelson Jenet
Wilson
Buentello
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:04:59 PM  

Representative Mullica made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.



05:14:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1203, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Buck 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






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