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h_ed_2018a_2018-02-26t13:33:28z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1034

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 26, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1034 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:23:39 PM  

Representatives Covarrubias and McKean presented and summarized House Bill 18-1034 concerning a career and technical education grant program.  The sponsors distributed an information packet [Attachment C].  They answered questions from the committee.

03:36:15 PM  
The sponsors continued to answer questions from the committee.
03:48:26 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
04:00:32 PM  

Bambina Simard, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She spoke about her experience in a trade school.

04:04:29 PM  
Joshua Simard, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill. He discussed his experience in trade work and the importance of providing educational resources for students.
04:07:01 PM  

The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

04:08:33 PM  

Jeff Barratt, Executive Director of Emily Griffith Technical College, testified in favor of the bill. He provided an overview of Emily Griffith Technical College and discussed ongoing needs in capital costs.

04:14:25 PM  

Teina McConnell, Executive Director of Pickens Technical College, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed current requirements for tracking funding.

04:18:53 PM  
Edward Martin, an instructor at Pickens Technical College, spoke in support of the bill.
04:24:33 PM  
Luis Hernandez, a student at Pickens Technical College, spoke in support of the bill.
04:27:06 PM  
Alonso Ibarra, a student at Pickens Technical College, spoke in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
04:30:17 PM  
Victoria Crownover, Perkins Plan Manager at the Colorado Community College System, spoke in support of the bill.
04:36:03 PM  

Phil Hayes, representing the Rocky Mountain Pipe Trades Council, testified in favor of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

04:41:58 PM  

Courtney Martin, a student at Pickens Technical College, testified in favor of the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

04:50:58 PM  

The sponsors distributed amendment L.004 [Attachment D], amendment L.005 [Attachment E], and amendment L.006 [Attachment F].

04:53:32 PM  

Julie Pelegrin, Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions about amendment L.004.



04:56:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Lundeen
Bridges
Everett
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lontine
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:57:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Lundeen
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:58:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Lundeen
Bridges
Everett
Garnett Excused
Lee
Leonard
Lontine
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:58:05 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.


05:08:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1034, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS