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h_ed_2016a_2016-01-25t13:32:36z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/25/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1002



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B). The motion p

Adopt substitute amendment (Attachment C). The mo
PASS







02:30 PM -- HB16-1002



Representative Pettersen called the committee back to order. Lisa Gezelter, Legislative Council Staff, gave an overview of the research note pilot project.





02:32 PM



Representative Buckner, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1002, which requires businesses with 50 or more employees to provide employees with unpaid time off to attend their children's academic activities.



02:41 PM --
Christy Chase, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee.





02:44 PM



Committee discussion ensued.



02:44 PM --
Kate Stigberg, representing the American Federation of Teachers, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Stigberg responded to questions from the committee.



02:50 PM --
Frank Waterous, representing the Bell Policy Center, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Waterous responded to questions from the committee.



02:54 PM --
Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Jaeger responded to questions from the committee.



03:02 PM --
Maggie Gomez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Gomez responded to questions from the committee.



03:08 PM --
Jonna Levin, representing Colorado PTA, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Levin responded to questions from the committee.



03:12 PM --
Nicole Rodriguez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Rodriguez responded to questions from the committee.



03:21 PM --
Nicholas Rodriguez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Rodriguez responded to questions from the committee.



03:25 PM --
De Ana Jimenez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Jimenez responded to questions from the committee.



03:30 PM --
Iriana Reyes Corral, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.



03:32 PM --
Maria Corral, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Corral responded to questions from the committee.



03:37 PM --
Beza Gebremarim, representing 9 to 5 Colroado, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Gebremarim responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: HB16-1002
TIME: 03:40:15 PM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment B). The motion passed on a vote of 6-3, with two members excused.



16HouseEd0125AttachB.pdf16HouseEd0125AttachB.pdf
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
No
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
Excused
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Excused
Wilson
No
Windholz
No
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
BILL: HB16-1002
TIME: 03:40:43 PM
MOVED: Windholz
MOTION: Adopt substitute amendment (Attachment C). Motion died for lack of a second.



16HouseEd0125AttachC.pdf16HouseEd0125AttachC.pdf
SECONDED:
VOTE
Buckner
Everett
Fields
Garnett
Lundeen
Moreno
Priola
Wilson
Windholz
Lee
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:







03:43 PM



The committee recessed.





03:47 PM



Representative Pettersen called the committee back to order, and laid the bill over for action only at a later date. The committee adjourned.


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