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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-27t13:34:47z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/27/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-296



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment F). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment G). The motion f

Refer Senate Bill 17-296, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS

PASS

PASS

FAIL

PASS







02:08 PM -- SB17-296



Senator Priola took over as committee chair. Senator Hill, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-296 which concerns the financing of public schools. Amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments C, D, E, and F) were distributed to the committee. Senator Hill explained several provisions of the bill, and the amendments. He answered questions from the committee.



17SenateEd0427AttachC.pdf17SenateEd0427AttachC.pdf 17SenateEd0427AttachD.pdf17SenateEd0427AttachD.pdf



17SenateEd0427AttachE.pdf17SenateEd0427AttachE.pdf 17SenateEd0427AttachF.pdf17SenateEd0427AttachF.pdf



02:27 PM



Senator Hill continued explaining amendment L.003 (Attachment E). Senator Gardner explained amendment L.004 (Attachment F). Committee discussion ensued.



The following people testified on the bill:



02:37 PM --
Kirsten Schuchman, representing the University of Colorado, came to the table to speak about amendment L.001 (Attachment C).



02:38 PM --
John Kalakoulakis, representing Colorado Mountain College, came to the table to speak about amendment L.001 (Attachment C).





02:42 PM



The preceding two witnesses and Senator Hill answered questions from the committee.





02:45 PM



There were no more witnesses and Senator Priola closed public testimony. The committee took a brief recess.





02:51 PM



The committee came back to order. Amendment L.006 (Attachment G) was distributed to the committee.



17SenateEd0427AttachG.pdf17SenateEd0427AttachG.pdf

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 02:57:36 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (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





03:40 PM



The committee discussed amendment L.002 (Attachment D).

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:12:55 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D). The motion passed on a vote of 4-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Zenzinger
No
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
YES: 4 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:13 PM



Senator Hill explained amendment L.003 (Attachment E). Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:24:19 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment E). The motion passed on a vote of 4-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Zenzinger
No
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
YES: 4 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:25 PM



Senator Gardner explained amendment L.004 (Attachment F). Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:28:45 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment F). The motion passed on a vote of 6-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
YES: 6 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:29 PM



Marc Carey, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to answer questions from the committee. The committee discussed amendment L.006 (Attachment G).

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:38:29 PM
MOVED: Merrifield
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment G). The motion failed on a vote of 2-5.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
No
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
No
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
No
Priola
No
Hill
No
YES: 2 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL





03:39 PM



There were no more amendments. Senator Hill gave closing comments to the bill and answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: SB17-296
TIME: 03:45:54 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-296, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 4-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
No
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
No
Zenzinger
No
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:46 PM



The committee adjourned.








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