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H_ED_2019A 04/30/2019 02:15:12 PM Committee Summary

Date 04/30/2019
Baisley X
Buck *
Buckner X
Coleman *
Cutter X
Exum X
Geitner X
Larson *
McCluskie X
Michaelson Jenet X
Wilson X
Buentello X
McLachlan X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 02:15:12 PM to 03:14:29 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Meghan MacKillop
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-007 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB19-007 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:15:24 PM  

Representatives McLachlan and Buckner, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-007, concerning the prevention of sexual misconduct at higher education campuses. The bill requires institutions of higher education to adopt sexual misconduct policies for enrolled students by August 1, 2020. The bill sponsors answered questions from the committee.

02:30:56 PM  

Jeremy Hueth, representing the University of Colorado (CU), Mike Feeley, representing Colorado State University (CSU), and Erica Hollis, representing Regis University (Regis), came to the table to answer questions about the bill and sexual misconduct policies from the committee.

02:47:24 PM  

Raana Simmons, Colorado Coalition of Sexual Assault, testified in support of the bill and answered questions from the committee.

02:52:56 PM  

Lara Baker, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in opposition to the bill and answered questions from the committee.

03:02:37 PM  

The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill, and committee discussion ensued.

03:08:44 PM  

Ms. Simmons returned to the table to answer questions.

03:09:10 PM  
Committee discussion continued.

03:14:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-007 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Buckner
Baisley Yes
Buck Yes
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

03:14:29 PM   The committee adjourned.

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