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26ADD317B28753A887258385005CC5FD Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-027

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Jan 17, 2019      
Location SCR 354



SB19-027 - Referred, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


09:53:22 AM  

Senator Crowder, co-prime bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-027. The bill authorizes a county to use any lawful method for the final disposition of an unclaimed body including cremation and makes conforming amendments.  Senator Crowder discussed amendment L.003 (Attachment C).

09:57:56 AM  
Senator Winter, co-prime sponsor, discussed the bill.  Senator
Crowder responded to questions.
10:01:51 AM  

Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment D).  Mr. Bergman responded to questions.

10:08:32 AM  
Ron Engels, Gilpin County Commissioner,
testified against the bill.
10:14:51 AM  
Jason Kelly, Alamosa County Attorney, testified in support of the the bill.
10:21:59 AM  
Darius Allen, Alamosa County Commissioner, testified in support of the bill.
10:27:35 AM  
Senators Winter and Crowder made closing comments.


10:29:30 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D).
Moved Crowder
Seconded
Bridges
Coram
Crowder
Williams A.
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:31:29 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-027, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Crowder
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Williams A. Yes
Ginal Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS