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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-20t13:34:24z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1004



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1004, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:21 PM -- HB17-1004



Senator Priola took over as committee chair. Senators Hill and Garcia, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1004 which concerns a statewide policy for awarding college credit for military education and training. A handout was distributed to the committee (Attachment B), as well as amendment L.004 (Attachment C).



17SenateEd0420AttachB.pdf17SenateEd0420AttachB.pdf 17SenateEd0420AttachC.pdf17SenateEd0420AttachC.pdf



The following people testified on the bill:



02:25 PM --
Lance Bolton, President of Pikes Peak Community College and also representing the Colorado Community College System, spoke in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Danielle Forrest, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, spoke in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Kristen Schuchman, representing the University of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill and amendment L.004 (Attachment C).



02:36 PM --
Alan Morse, representing himself as a student at the University of Colorado Boulder, spoke in support of the bill.



02:39 PM --
Matthew Oelrich, representing himself as a recently discharged veteran, spoke in support of the bill.



02:42 PM --
Karthik Venkatraj, representing the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.



02:48 PM --
David Ortiz, representing the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.



02:52 PM --
Bitsy Cohen, representing the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, spoke in support of the bill.





02:56 PM



The preceding three witnesses answered questions from the committee.





03:01 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Priola closed public testimony. Senator Hill explained amendment L.004 (Attachment C). The co-sponsors gave closing comments to the bill.

BILL: HB17-1004
TIME: 03:04:09 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (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




BILL: HB17-1004
TIME: 03:06:24 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1004, as amended, 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
Excused
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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