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s_ed_2016a_2016-03-24t13:31:22z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/24/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1198



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Amend bill to replace safety clause with petition

Refer House Bill 16-1198, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:35 PM -- HB16-1198



Senator Kerr, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1198 which concerns computer science courses fulfilling certain graduation requirements. Senator Kerr answered questions from the committee.



The following people testified on the bill:



02:50 PM --
Scott Chase, representing Microsoft, testified in support of the bill.





02:53 PM



Senator Kerr answered questions from the committee.



03:03 PM --
Luke Ragland, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Ragland answered questions from the committee.



03:14 PM --
Jim Deters, representing Galvanize, testified in support of the bill.



03:21 PM --
Melissa Osse, representing the Colorado Technology Association, testified in support of the bill.





03:23 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. Senator Kerr answered questions from the committee. Senator Woods proposed replacing the bill's safety clause with a petition clause.

BILL: HB16-1198
TIME: 03:25:51 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Amend bill to replace safety clause with petition clause. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Johnston
Kerr
Merrifield
Neville T.
Todd
Woods
Marble
Hill
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





03:26 PM



Senator Kerr continued to answer questions from the committee.

BILL: HB16-1198
TIME: 03:29:58 PM
MOVED: Kerr
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1198, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
No
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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