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H_ED_2024A 03/07/2024 01:35:10 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/07/2024
Attendance
Bacon *
Bradley X
Hamrick X
Hartsook *
Lukens X
Pugliese *
Story *
Wilson X
Young *
Martinez X
McLachlan X
Time 01:35:10 PM to 05:55:04 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by McLachlan
This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB24-1307 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB24-1305 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB24-1216 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB24-1307 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:35:24 PM  
Reps. Lieder and Hamrick introduced House Bill 24-1307. The bill requires that public schools and districts satisfy certain requirements concerning installation, inspection, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems when using federal and state funding. The sponsors answered several committee questions.
01:42:44 PM  
Elena Santarella,
representing the BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
Kevin Vick, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified
in support of the bill. Kate French, representing the BlueGreen Alliance,
testified in support of the bill. Mr. Russell Benton, representing SMART
Local 16, testified in support of the bill.

01:46:21 PM  
Chaz Tedesco, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. David Joslyn, representing
SMART Local 9, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Nat Miullo, representing
the Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, testified in support of the
bill. Ms. Lisa Davis, representing the National Energy Management Institute,
testified in a neutral position on the bill. Lucas Meier, representing
EarthJustice, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Lauren Brave, representing
Healthy Air and Water Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:50 PM  
Mr. Jason Wardrip,
representing the Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council, testified
in support of the bill. Steven Laga, representing themself, testified in
support of the bill. Joshua Uncopher, representing themself, testified
in support of the bill. Written testimony may be found in Attachment A.
 


02:41:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B)
Moved Hamrick
Seconded Young
Bacon Excused
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:43:19 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C)
Moved Hamrick
Seconded Young
Bacon Excused
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:48:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1307, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Hamrick
Seconded Young
Bacon Excused
Bradley No
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook No
Lukens Yes
Pugliese No
Story Yes
Wilson No
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 4   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1305 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:48:18 PM  
Reps. Lindsedt and Lukens introduced House Bill 24-1305. The bill modifies guidelines for the Pathway in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Program.
02:50:19 PM  
Chase Cromwell, representing the University of Colorado Boulder Student Government, testified in support of the bill. Sarah Swanson, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Hilary Daniels, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill. Nathan Fall, representing the Greeley-Evans School District 6, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:11 PM  
Ms. Louise March, representing St Vrain Valley Schools, testified in support of the bill. Brandon Shaffer, representing St Vrain Valley Schools, testified in support of the bill.


03:16:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D)
Moved Lukens
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon Excused
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:16:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E)
Moved Lukens
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon Excused
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:17:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F)
Moved Lukens
Seconded Wilson
Bacon Excused
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:21:49 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1305, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lukens
Seconded Wilson
Bacon Yes
Bradley Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook Yes
Lukens Yes
Pugliese Excused
Story Yes
Wilson Yes
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB24-1216 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:21:59 PM  
Reps. Bacon and Hernandez introduced House Bill 24-1216. The bill establishes rights for justice-engaged students and encourages courts to delay sentences to commitment. The sponsors answered some committee questions.
03:44:55 PM  
Written testimony may be found in Attachment G.
03:52:01 PM  
Dr. Jose Silva, representing the Generation Schools Network, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Wendy Loloff Cooper, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. David Armstrong, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Amy Bishop, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
03:53:26 PM  
Ms. Jeannette Angel, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Rachael Lovendahl, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. J.J. Reed, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
04:09:52 PM  
Bianca Ochoa, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Zaley Quintana, representing AUL, testified in support of the bill. Aliyah Martinez, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Leo Alirez, representing Life-Line Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:21:36 PM  
Benjamin Teevan, representing the Colorado Association of Family & Children’s Agencies, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Lucas Rosentrater, representing Turning Point of the City, testified in support of the bill. Dana Flores, representing the National Center for Youth Law, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Jorge Resendez, representing AUL Denver, testified in support of the bill.
04:27:20 PM  
Ms. Daniela Campos-Garcia,
representing AUL Denver, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Elena Diaz-Nava,
representing lifeline colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Avontae
Fox, representing AUL Denver, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ginger
Frankel, representing AUL Denver, testified in support of the bill. Meighen
Lovelace, representing themself, testified in support of the bill. The
witnesses answered several committee questions.

04:42:46 PM  
Mr. Anders Jacobson,
representing the Colorado Department of Human Services, testified to amend
the bill. Katie  First, representing Colorado Counties Inc, testified
to amend the bill. Ms. Erin Osterhaus, representing the Colorado Department
of Human Services, testified to amend the bill. Michelle Murphy, representing
the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified to amend the bill. The sponsors
answered several committee questions.

04:44:59 PM  
Joanna Trujillo,
representing Life-Line Colorado, representing themself, testified in support
of the bill. Mr. Marc Jimenez, representing themself, testified in support
of the bill. Kaitlin Rhind, representing themself, testified in support
of the bill. Evie Hudak, representing Colorado PTA, testified in support
of the bill.
05:12:11 PM  
Mika Alexander, representing American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.


05:28:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment H)
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese Excused
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:29:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment I)
Moved Bacon
Seconded Young
Bacon
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese Excused
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:29:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment J)
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese Excused
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:29:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment K)
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese Excused
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:30:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment L)
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese Excused
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:30:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment M)
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon
Bradley
Hamrick
Hartsook
Lukens
Pugliese Excused
Story
Wilson
Young
Martinez
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:40:27 PM  
The sponsors and
committee members gave some closing remarks.



05:53:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1216, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bacon
Seconded Hamrick
Bacon Yes
Bradley No
Hamrick Yes
Hartsook Yes
Lukens Yes
Pugliese Yes
Story Yes
Wilson No
Young Yes
Martinez Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:55:04 PM   The committee adjourned.






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