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H_ED_2024A 02/28/2024 10:37:16 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/28/2024
Attendance
Bacon X
Bradfield X
Hamrick X
Hartsook X
Lukens X
Pugliese *
Story X
Wilson X
Young X
Martinez X
McLachlan X
Time 10:37:16 AM to 03:16:26 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1082 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1123 Committee Discussion Only

HB24-1082 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:37:31 AM  
Reps. Taggart and
Mabrey introduced House Bill 24-1082. The bill requires the Department
of Higher Education to identify first-generation serving institutions of
higher education. The sponsors answered several committee questions.
10:46:10 AM  
Committee discussion
ensued with the sponsors.
11:00:45 AM  
Mr. William Navarrete
Moreno, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
President John Marshal, representing Colorado Mesa University, testified
in support of the bill. Mr. Liban Shongolo, representing Colorado Mesa
University, testified in support of the bill. The witnesses answeres several
committee questions.
11:20:06 AM  
Written testimony may be found in Attachment A.


11:41:19 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B)
Moved Martinez
Seconded Wilson
Bacon
Bradfield
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:41:21 AM  
The sponsors gave
some closing remarks.


11:58:36 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1082, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pugliese
Seconded Wilson
Bacon Yes
Bradfield Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook Yes
Lukens Yes
Pugliese Yes
Story Yes
Wilson Yes
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1123 - Committee Discussion Only


11:58:47 AM  
Rep. Bradley introduced House Bill 24-1123. The bill creates a program in the Department of Public Safety to disburse funding to public schools to install and operate firearm detection software. The sponsor answered several committee questions.
12:26:09 PM  
Mr. Dustin Kisling,
representing ZeroEyes, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Matt Hawley,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Matt Frary,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Brandon Melton,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.  A handout
was distrubted to the committee (Attachment C).  The witnesses answered
several committee questions.
12:53:01 PM  
Ms. Kaydee Van Deren, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Mx. Chalene Spencer, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Schume Navarro, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
12:57:19 PM  
Richard Bell, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Erin Meschke, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Sheriff Darren Weekly, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Christina Mascarenas, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Emerald Holden, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Kelly Hammer, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
01:11:39 PM  
Written testimony
may be found in Attachment D.
01:22:08 PM  
The committee laid the bill over to a future date for action only.


03:16:26 PM   The committee adjourned.






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