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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-05t10:23:41z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/05/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1201



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1201, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







10:29 AM -- HB17-1201



Senators Priola and Zenzinger, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1201 which concerns authorization for granting a high school diploma endorsement in the combined disciplines of science, engineering, technology, and math. The co-sponsors distributed a handout (Attachment B) and amendment L.005 (Attachment C). The co-sponsors discussed the bill and the amendment.



17SenateEd0405AttachB.pdf17SenateEd0405AttachB.pdf 17SenateEd0405AttachC.pdf17SenateEd0405AttachC.pdf



The following people testified on the bill:



10:33 AM -- Elaine Menardi, representing herself, spoke in support of the bill. She distributed several handouts to the committee (Attachments D, E, and F).



17SenateEd0405AttachD.pdf17SenateEd0405AttachD.pdf 17SenateEd0405AttachE.pdf17SenateEd0405AttachE.pdf



17SenateEd0405AttachF.pdf17SenateEd0405AttachF.pdf



10:44 AM --
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, spoke in support of the bill.



10:47 AM --
Matt Wendel, representing the Colorado Technology Association, spoke in support of the bill.





10:49 AM



The preceding three witnesses and co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.





10:58 AM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. The co-sponsors discussed amendment L.005 (Attachment C).

BILL: HB17-1201
TIME: 10:59:27 AM
MOVED: Priola
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Merrifield
Neville T.
Todd
Zenzinger
Priola
Hill
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





11:00 AM



The committee took a brief recess.





11:04 AM



The committee came back to order.

BILL: HB17-1201
TIME: 11:05:07 AM
MOVED: Priola
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1201, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 6-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







11:06 AM



The committee adjourned.








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