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s_ed_2016a_2016-01-28t13:33:18z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-045



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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03:35 PM -- SB16-045



Senator Todd, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-045, which modifies state academic standards by adding a requirement that the State Board of Education (SBE) include standards for understanding how to finance postsecondary education and retirement planning. Two handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments G and H), as well as amendment L.001 (Attachment I).



16SenateEducation0128AttachG.pdf16SenateEducation0128AttachG.pdf 16SenateEducation0128AttachH.pdf16SenateEducation0128AttachH.pdf



16SenateEducation0128AttachI.pdf16SenateEducation0128AttachI.pdf



The following people testified on the bill:



03:41 PM --
Hope Bryer, representing herself as a student, testified in support of the bill.



03:43 PM --
Kieran Doyle, representing himself as a student, testified in support of the bill.



03:48 PM --
Johnnie Dina, representing herself as a student, testified in support of the bill.



03:50 PM --
Melissa Hills, representing herself as a teacher, testified in support of the bill.



04:05 PM --
Desiree Frye, representing herself as a student, testified in support of the bill.



04:09 PM --
Sierra Newby, representing herself as a student, testified in support of the bill.



04:13 PM --
Jerry Rome, Securities Commissioner for the State of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:19 PM --
Jenifer Waller, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in support of the bill.



04:22 PM --
Rich Jones, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill. He distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachment J and Attachment K).



16SenateEducation0128AttachJ.pdf16SenateEducation0128AttachJ.pdf 16SenateEducation0128AttachK.pdf16SenateEducation0128AttachK.pdf



04:24 PM



Senator Hill closed public testimony. Committee discussed ensued.





04:43 PM



Senator Hill laid the bill over for action to a later date.





04:45 PM



The committee adjourned.




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