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s_ed_2016a_2016-05-04t11:35:43z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-196



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer Senate Bill 16-196, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







11:46 AM -- SB16-196



Senator Cooke and President Cadman, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 16-196 which concerns the creation of a pilot program for inclusive higher education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.



The following people testified on the bill:



11:53 AM --
Marijo Rymer, representing the Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment B).



16SenateEd0504AttachB.pdf16SenateEd0504AttachB.pdf



11:55 AM --
Beth Leon, President of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Initiative for Inclusive Higher Education, testified in support of the bill.





11:59 AM



The preceding two witnesses answered questions from the committee.



12:01 PM --
Christi Kasa, a professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.



12:04 PM --
Dana Jones, representing Aims Community College, testified in support of the bill.





12:08 PM



The preceding two witnesses answered questions from the committee.



12:10 PM --
Connor Long, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Long answered questions from the committee.





12:16 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. The co-sponsors gave closing comments to the bill. Senator Cooke distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment C) and explained the amendment. Committee discussion ensued.



16SenateEd0504AttachC.pdf16SenateEd0504AttachC.pdf

BILL: SB16-196
TIME: 12:20:38 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C). 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
BILL: SB16-196
TIME: 12:21:13 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-196, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Woods
Yes
Marble
No
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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