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H_ED_2017A 04/10/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Date: 04/10/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:34 PM to 03:27 PM
Bridges
X
Everett
X
Place: HCR 0112
Exum
X
Garnett
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Lee
X
Representative Pettersen
Leonard
X
Lundeen
*
This Report was prepared by
McLachlan
X
Damion Pechota
Navarro
X
Sias
X
Wilson
X
Buckner
X
Pettersen
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1251

HB17-1287
Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to House Appropriations





01:36 PM -- HB17-1251



Representative Nordberg presented and summarized House Bill 17-1251 concerning the scheduled repeal of reports by higher education agencies to the General Assembly. He distributed and discussed amendment L.002 (Attachment A).



17HouseEd0410AttachA.pdf17HouseEd0410AttachA.pdf



Representative Nordberg answered questions from the committee members.
































BILL: HB17-1251
TIME: 01:38:08 PM
MOVED: Wilson
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
Excused
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


























































BILL: HB17-1251
TIME: 01:38:57 PM
MOVED: Wilson
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1251, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-1.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Excused
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





01:40 PM -- HB17-1287



Representative Hamner and Representative Rankin, co-sponsors, presented and summarized House Bill 17-1287 concerning achieving a vision for education in Colorado. The co-sponsors distributed a handout (Attachment B) and a letter (Attachment C).



17HouseEd0410AttachB.pdf17HouseEd0410AttachB.pdf 17HouseEd0410AttachC.pdf17HouseEd0410AttachC.pdf



01:50 PM



The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee. They discussed the phases outlined in the bill.





02:00 PM



Committee discussion ensued.























02:10 PM



The co-sponsors continued to answer questions about local stakeholder input.



02:16 PM --
Josh Abram, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee regarding the fiscal impact of the bill.



Representative Hamner answered questions regarding the appointment of members to the advisory board.



02:22 PM --
Angelika Schroeder, Chairwoman of the State Board of Education, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Schroeder answered questions from the committee.



02:31 PM --
Evie Hudak, representing the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She said that a representative of a PTA be included on the advisory board.



02:33 PM --
Ben Waters, representing the Opportunity Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



02:34 PM --
Lisa Escarcega, Executive Director of Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Escarcega answered questions from the committee.



02:42 PM --
Dan Schaller, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Schaller answered questions from the committee.



02:47 PM --
Jen Walmer, representing Democrats for Education Reform, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Walmer answered questions from the committee.



02:52 PM --
Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:56 PM --
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Caufield answered questions from the committee.



03:01 PM --
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Cook answered questions from the committee.



03:05 PM --
Shannon Milken, President of SHAPE Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the importance of health and physical education.







































03:10 PM



The co-sponsors distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment D).



17HouseEd0410AttachD.pdf17HouseEd0410AttachD.pdf

BILL: HB17-1287
TIME: 03:10:50 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pettersen
VOTE
Bridges
Everett
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Navarro
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:11 PM



The co-sponsors provided closing comments on the bill.





































03:17 PM



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1287
TIME: 03:25:35 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1287, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-4.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
No
Sias
No
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:27 PM



The committee adjourned.