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h_ed_2017a_2017-02-13t13:39:03z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/13/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1089



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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

Postpone House Bill 17-1089 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1089, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL







01:40 PM -- HB17-1089



Representative Lundeen presented and summarized House Bill 17-1089 concerning parent choice in low-performing school districts. He distributed a handout outlining the legislation (Attachment A) and a memorandum from Legislative Council Staff (Attachment B). Representative Lundeen also presented amendment L.001 (Attachment C).



17HouseEd0213AttachA.pdf17HouseEd0213AttachA.pdf 17HouseEd0213AttachB.pdf17HouseEd0213AttachB.pdf



17HouseEd0213AttachC.pdf17HouseEd0213AttachC.pdf



Representative Lundeen answered questions from the committee members regarding the structure of the current accountability clock.





01:50 PM



Representative Lundeen continued to answer questions from the committee regarding the current accountability clock.





02:00 PM



Representative Lundeen answered questions from the committee regarding funding for student services in public schools. He also discussed current accountability standards in public schools.





02:10 PM



The committee members continued to dialogue with the sponsor.



02:12 PM --
Jim Edelman, representing Indivisible Colorado, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Edelman answered questions from the committee regarding turnaround schools.



02:18 PM --
Kristine Johnson, representing Indivisible Colorado, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Johnson answered questions from the committee.



02:22 PM --
Laura Richards, representing Indivisible Colorado, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Richards answered questions from the committee regarding funding.



The committee members dialogued about school funding.



Ms. Richards continued to answer questions from the committee regarding school funding.



02:32 PM --
John Rea, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Rea answered questions from the committee regarding school choice.



02:38 PM --
LaVonne Whelchel, representing Indivisible Colorado, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Whelchel answered questions from the committee regarding turnaround schools.



02:45 PM --
Cindra Barnard, representing Taxpayers for Public Education, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Barnard answered questions from the committee regarding funding for schools.



02:48 PM --
Adam Garcia, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.



Mr. Garcia answered questions from the committee regarding his personal experience with school choice.



02:53 PM --
Robert Kaser, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Kaser answered questions from the committee regarding turnaround districts.



02:59 PM --
Ilana Spiegel, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Spiegel answered questions from the committee regarding increasing performance in low-performing districts. She provided a handout regarding turnaround schools (Attachment D).



17HouseEd0213AttachD.pdf17HouseEd0213AttachD.pdf



03:09 PM --
Don Rangel, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Rangel answered questions from the committee regarding students in turnaround programs.



03:19 PM --
Dr. Katherine Amato, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill. She provided a handout (Attachment E).



17HouseEd0213AttachE.pdf17HouseEd0213AttachE.pdf



03:23 PM -- Danielle Bilot, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Bilot answered questions from the committee regarding her personal experience with lack of funds for schools.



03:30 PM --
Heather Hernandez, representing Indivisible Denver, spoke in opposition to the bill.



03:32 PM --
Brian Tanner, representing the Colorado Education Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.



03:35 PM --
Isabella Ontiveros, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.



Ms. Ontiveros answered questions from the committee regarding parental input and school choice.



03:39 PM --
Evie Hudak, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.



Ms. Hudak answered questions from the committee regarding school choice and student improvement.



03:46 PM --
Julie Jordan, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



03:50 PM --
Luke Ragland, representing Ready Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.



Mr. Ragland answered questions from the committee regarding school choice programs.

BILL: HB17-1089
TIME: 03:54:47 PM
MOVED: Lundeen
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Everett
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





03:54 PM



Representative Lundeen provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.





04:04 PM



The committee members continued to provide closing comments of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1089
TIME: 04:10:06 PM
MOVED: Lundeen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1089, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 6-7.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Bridges
No
Everett
Yes
Exum
No
Garnett
No
Lee
No
Leonard
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
McLachlan
No
Navarro
Yes
Sias
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Buckner
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 6 NO: 7 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: HB17-1089
TIME: 04:11:33 PM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1089 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Lee
VOTE
Bridges
Yes
Everett
No
Exum
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Leonard
No
Lundeen
No
McLachlan
Yes
Navarro
No
Sias
No
Wilson
No
Buckner
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS