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h_ed_2016a_2016-04-06t10:35:35z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/06/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1429



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1429, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







10:36 AM -- HB16-1429



Representative Pettersen, chair, welcomed the committee and audience. She passed the gavel to Representative Lee. Representative Pettersen, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1429, which modifies the criteria for the designation of Alternative Education Campuses in Colorado.



The following people testified:



10:38 AM --
Rich Mestas, representing GOAL Academy, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Mestas responded to questions from the committee.



10:48 AM --
Jennifer Turnbull, representing the New America Schools, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Turnbull responded to questions from the committee.



10:55 AM --
Jody Ernst, representing Momentum Strategy and Research, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ernst responded to questions from the committee.



11:04 AM --
Heather Omara, representing Hope Online Learning Academy, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Omara responded to questions from the committee.



11:12 AM --
Ms. Ernst returned to the table to respond to questions from the committee.





11:13 AM



No further witnesses being present, Representative Lee closed public testimony. Representative Pettersen discussed the provisions of Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).



16HouseEd0406AttachA.pdf16HouseEd0406AttachA.pdf

BILL: HB16-1429
TIME: 11:13:43 AM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Buckner
Everett
Fields
Garnett
Lundeen
Moreno
Priola
Wilson
Windholz
Excused
Lee
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





11:14 AM



Representative Pettersen gave closing comments to the bill and thanked the witnesses. Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB16-1429
TIME: 11:15:34 AM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1429, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
Yes
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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