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S_ED_2019A 03/07/2019 01:42:39 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/07/2019
Attendance
Bridges X
Hill X
Lundeen *
Story X
Todd X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 01:42:39 PM to 02:02:46 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Todd
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 19-Student Leaders Institute Executive Board — Colorado Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB19-161 Referred to Senate Appropriations
SB19-129 Committee Discussion Only

Conf 19-Student Leaders Institute Executive Board — Colorado - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:44:16 PM  

Senator Todd invited Celeste Archer, Executive Director, Colorado Student Leaders Institue (COSLI) to the table to introduce the appointees and reapppointee to the board:  Jenifer Hufman, Kristin Waters, and James "Skip" Thurman.  The appointment letter from the Gov can be found as Attachment A. Ms. Archer provided background information about COSLI.  The appointees and reappointee took turns telling the committee about their personal, educational, and professional backgrounds and about why they would like to be appointed or reappointed to the board.  

01:54:31 PM  

The panel answered questions from the committee.



01:57:05 PM
Motion Refer the reappointment of Jenifer Hufman and the appointments of Kristin Waters and James Thurman to the Colorado Student Leaders Institute Executive Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-161 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:58:23 PM  

Senators Bridges and Lundeen, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-161 concerning the continuation of the State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement in Education and implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.



02:02:32 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-161 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill Yes
Lundeen Yes
Story Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-129 - Committee Discussion Only


02:00:37 PM  
Senator Story presented Senate Bill 19-129,
concerning the regulation of online schools, which was on the table for
action only.  The bill was amended previously by Amendment L.002 (Attachment
B).  Committee members made comments on the bill.


02:02:39 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-129, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Hill No
Lundeen No
Story Yes
Todd Yes
YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:02:46 PM   The committee adjourned.