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s_sa_2016a_2016-03-09t13:33:20z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1002



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1002 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 16-1002 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







01:33 PM -- HB16-1002



Senator Kerr presented House Bill 16-1002 to the committee, along with a handout (Attachment A). The reengrossed bill reenacted and modifies the Parental Involvement in K-12 Education Act that was originally established by House Bill 09-1057 and repealed on September 1, 2015. This bill requires employers to allow employees up to six hours of unpaid leave every month, not to exceed 18 hours in any academic year, in order to attend academic activities.



16SenateState0309AttachA.pdf16SenateState0309AttachA.pdf





01:54 PM --
Maggie Gomez, Nicole Rodriguez, Yolanda Begay, and Nicolas Rodriguez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:11 PM --
Dan Schaller, representing the Colorado League of Charter Schools, testified in support of the bill.



02:12 PM -- Amanda Carlsen, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, read a letter written by Maria Balbuena (Attachment B) in support of the bill.



16SenateState0309AttachB.pdf16SenateState0309AttachB.pdf



02:15 PM --
Frank Waterous, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill and presented a handout (Attachment C).



16SenateState0309AttachC.pdf16SenateState0309AttachC.pdf



02:19 PM --
Bill Jaeger, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM --
Tommie Shimrock, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:24 PM --
Shawna Fritzler, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:27 PM -- Kate Stigberg, representing Colorado Education Association & American Federation of Teachers Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Peg Perl, representing Women's Lobby of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:34 PM --
Dr. JoAnn Fujioka, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Brandon Matthews, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:41 PM --
Anna Sandomire, representing the Junior League of Denver, testified in support of the bill.





02:44 PM



Senator Kerr wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1002
TIME: 02:52:20 PM
MOVED: Kerr
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1002 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
No
Jones
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB16-1002
TIME: 02:59:23 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1002 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Kerr
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:59 PM



The meeting adjourned.




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