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H_ED_2018A 04/11/2018 11:27:14 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 04/11/2018
Attendance
Bridges X
Carver X
Everett E
Exum X
Garnett *
Lee X
Lundeen X
McLachlan X
Reyher X
Sias X
Wilson X
Buckner X
Pettersen X
Time 11:27:14 AM to 12:53:02 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Pettersen
This Report was prepared by Damion Pechota
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-177 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1343 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB18-177 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:27:27 AM  
Representatives Bridges and Sias presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-177 concerning private school and private occupational school bonds. The sponsors answered questions from the committee.
11:36:12 AM  

Inta Morris, representing the Colorado Department of Higher Education (DHE), testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee regarding claims on bonds.

11:40:07 AM  
Lorna Candler, representing the Division of Private Occupational Schools in DHE, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee members.
11:44:02 AM  
The previous two witnesses continued to
answer questions from the committee members regarding unanticipated costs.


11:46:36 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-177 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bridges
Seconded Sias
Bridges Yes
Carver Yes
Everett Excused
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1343 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

11:46:41 AM  

Representatives Lee and Carver presented and summarized House Bill 18-1343 concerning the veterans' service-to-career program. They distributed and discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment A], amendment L.002 [Attachment B], and a handout to the committee members [Attachment C].

11:53:53 AM  
The sponsors answered questions from the committee members regarding career training for veterans.
12:04:26 PM  
The sponsors continued to answer questions
from the committee members.
12:07:48 PM  

Josh Abram, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee regarding the fiscal note.

12:10:39 PM  

Bob McLaughlin, representing the Mount Carmel Veterans' Service Center, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the work of veterans' service centers.

12:15:08 PM  

Daniel Martinez, representing the Mount Carmel Veterans' Service Center, testified in support of the bill.

12:17:27 PM  
The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
12:23:03 PM  
Ryan Whitmore, representing Reliance Medical Manufacturing, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the impact of the service-to-career program on his business.
12:25:25 PM  
Maria Massaro, representing herself as a former intern in the Mount Carmel Veterans' Service Center program, testified in support of the bill. She shared her personal experience as a veteran in need of career services.
12:30:45 PM  

Monica Cranick, representing herself as a former intern in the Mount Carmel Veterans' Service Center program, testified in support of the bill. She shared her personal experience as a veteran in need of career services.

12:35:46 PM  
The previous three witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
12:41:19 PM  
Brenton Hutson, representing the Volunteers of America, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee members.
12:49:03 PM  
Representative Carver distributed amendment L.003 [Attachment D].
12:50:19 PM  

Committee discussion ensued on amendment L.001 [Attachment A].



12:50:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Carver
Seconded Lee
Bridges
Carver
Everett Excused
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:51:44 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Carver
Seconded Garnett
Bridges
Carver
Everett Excused
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:51:45 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments.


12:52:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1343, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lee
Seconded Carver
Bridges Yes
Carver Yes
Everett Excused
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:53:02 PM   Committee Adjourned






The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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