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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-19t11:05:43z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/19/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1294



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1294 to the Committee of the W PASS







12:37 PM -- HB17-1294



Senator Todd, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1294 which concerns counting a high school student who participates in the Accelerating Students Through Concurrent Enrollment program in the enrolling education entity's high school graduation rate in the school year in which the student completes the high school graduation requirements.



The following people testified on the bill:



12:38 PM --
Jen Walmer, representing Democrats for Education Reform, spoke in support of the bill



12:40 PM --
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, spoke in support of the bill.



12:42 PM --
Elena Sandoval Lucero, representing the Community College of Aurora, spoke in support of the bill.



12:45 PM --
DJ Werzel, representing Aurora Public Schools, spoke in support of the bill.





12:45 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Hill closed public testimony. Senator Todd gave closing comments to the bill.

BILL: HB17-1294
TIME: 12:46:19 PM
MOVED: Todd
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1294 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0, with one member excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Priola
Excused
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







12:47 PM



The committee adjourned.








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