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S_ED_2016A 03/17/2016 01:40:36 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Date: 03/17/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:40 PM to 02:56 PM
Holbert
X
Johnston
X
Place: SCR 356
Kerr
X
Merrifield
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Neville T.
X
Senator Hill
Todd
*
Woods
X
This Report was prepared by
Marble
X
Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hill
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Conf 16-Student Leaders Institute Executive Board

Conf 16-Colorado State University System Board Of Governors

HB16-1098
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Favorably Refer to Full Senate

Referred to the Committee of the Whole





01:40 PM -- Confirmation of Colorado Student Leaders Institute Executive Board



Senator Hill, chair, welcomed the committee members and audience to the meeting. He invited the appointees to the Colorado Student Leaders Institute (COSLI) Executive Board to the table: Darren Spreeuw, Christena Estes Faraci, Jason Hanson, Brian Yates, Rosann Ward, Genia Herndon, and Ledy Garcia-Eckstein. Copies of the Governor's appointment letter and their applications and resumes were distributed (Attachment A). Each appointee told the committee about his or her background, and why he or she would like to be appointed to the COSLI board.



Attachment A can be viewed at Legislative Council.















































01:49 PM



The appointees nswered questions from the committee.

BILL: Conf 16-Student Leaders Institute Executive Board
TIME: 01:52:46 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Refer the appointments of Darren Louis Spreeuw, Christena Estes Faraci, Jason Lauvane Hanson, Brian David Yates, Rosann B. Ward, Genia Kei Herndon, and Ledy R. Garcia-Eckstein to the Colorado Student Leaders Institute Executive Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





















































01:54 PM -- Confirmation of Colorado State University System Board Of Governors



Senator Hill invited Tony Frank, President of Colorado State University (CSU), to the table to introduce the appointee and reappointees to the CSU System Board of Governors. Copies of the Governor's appointment letter and their applications and resumes were distributed (Attachment B). President Frank provided background information about the CSU system, and the board appointees told the committee why they would like to be appointed or reappointed to the board. They answered questions from the committee.



Attachment B can be viewed at Legislative Council.

BILL: Conf 16-Colorado State University System Board Of Governors
TIME: 02:33:04 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Refer the appointment of William Dean Singleton to the Colorado State University System Board Of Governors to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS








































BILL: Conf 16-Colorado State University System Board Of Governors
TIME: 02:34:08 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Refer the reappointment of Demtri "Rico" Munn to the Colorado State University System Board Of Governors to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed on a vote of 8-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: Conf 16-Colorado State University System Board Of Governors
TIME: 02:35:02 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Refer the reappointment of William Mosher to the Colorado State University System Board Of Governors to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed on a vote of 8-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS















02:35 PM -- HB16-1098



The committee took a brief recess.





02:39 PM



The committee came back to order. Senator Newell, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1098 which concerns updates to provisions related to school discipline reporting. She distributed amendment L.004 (Attachment C) and explained the amendment.



16SenateEd0317AttachC.pdf16SenateEd0317AttachC.pdf



The following people testified on the bill:



02:42 PM --
Arnold Hanuman, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council, and Maureen Cain, representing the Colorado Criminal Defense Institute, came to the table together to speak in support of the bill. They answered questions from the committee.



02:48 PM --
Jana Locke, representing the Colorado Department of Public Safety, and Peg Flick, representing the Division of Criminal Justice, came to the table together to speak in support of the bill. They answered questions from the committee.



02:50 PM --
Ricardo Martinez, representing Padres y Jovenes Unidos, spoke in support of the bill.



























































02:52 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. Senator Newell provided closing comments and answered questions from the committee.

BILL: HB16-1098
TIME: 02:52:54 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion failed on a 4-4 vote, with one member excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
No
Marble
Excused
Hill
No
YES: 4 NO: 4 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: TIE




















































BILL: HB16-1098
TIME: 02:54:04 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1098 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





02:55 PM



The committee adjourned.


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