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s_ed_2016a_2016-03-24t13:31:22z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/24/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-005



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment L). The motion p

Adopt severed section A of amendment L.010 (Attach

Adopt severed section B of amendment L.010 (Attach

Refer Senate Bill 16-005, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS

PASS

PASS







04:49 PM -- SB16-005



Senator Marble, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-005 which concerns prohibiting the administration of statewide assessments to students enrolled in ninth grade. Copies of two handouts were distributed to the committee (Attachments H and I).



16SenateEd0324AttachH.pdf16SenateEd0324AttachH.pdf 16SenateEd0324AttachI.pdf16SenateEd0324AttachI.pdf



The following people testified on the bill:



04:52 PM --
Paula Reed, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



04:56 PM --
Dan Greenberg, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.



05:11 PM --
Tyler Sandberg, representing Ready Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.



05:17 PM --
Kerrie Dallman, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.



05:21 PM --
Chelsea Henkel, representing Stand for Children, testified in opposition to the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment J). Ms. Henkel responded to questions from the committee.



16SenateEd0324AttachJ.pdf16SenateEd0324AttachJ.pdf



05:28 PM --
Drew Madson, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



05:32 PM --
Ilana Spiegel, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Spiegel answered questions from the committee.



05:43 PM --
Troy Rivera, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Rivera answered questions from the committee.



05:52 PM --
Terry Jones, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jones answered questions from the committee.





05:59 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. Senator Hill distributed amendments L.010 and L.011 (Attachments K and L). Senator Marble provided closing comments to the bill. Committee discussion ensued.



16SenateEd0324AttachK.pdf16SenateEd0324AttachK.pdf 16SenateEd0324AttachL.pdf16SenateEd0324AttachL.pdf



06:13 PM



Senator Merrifield asked the chair to rule on whether amendments L.010 and L.011 fit under the title of the bill. Senator Hill ruled that the amendments do fit under the title of the bill. The committee discussed severing amendment L.010 into Section A (page 1, lines 1 through 13 and line 35) and Section B (page 1, lines 14 through 34).

BILL: SB16-005
TIME: 06:22:01 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Adopt severed section A of amendment L.010 (Attachment K). The motion passed on a vote of 7-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
No
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
BILL: SB16-005
TIME: 06:34:29 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt severed section B of amendment L.010 (Attachment K). The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
No
Kerr
No
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
BILL: SB16-005
TIME: 06:35:19 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment L). The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
No
Kerr
No
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





06:36 PM



The committee continued to discuss the merits of the bill.

BILL: SB16-005
TIME: 06:44:53 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-005, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
No
Kerr
No
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Woods
Yes
Marble
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



06:46 PM



The committee adjourned.




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