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A14F8C5D9A6F957E872583E0007C890E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-202

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location LSB A



SB19-202 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:40:16 PM  

Representative Froelich, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-202. The bill requires the Department of State to establish procedures to enable voters with disabilities to independently mark a paper ballot using nonvisual access or low vision access technology, whether the voter is voting in a mail ballot election or at a polling location. Representative Froelich referenced amendment L.008 (Attachment G). She answered questions from the committee.

04:45:55 PM  

Curtis Chong, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:49:36 PM  

Dan Burke, National Federation of the Blind of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:53:01 PM  

Andrea Wilkins, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:54:04 PM  

Patrick Potyondy, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

04:55:51 PM  

Mr. Chong answered questions from the committee.

04:59:04 PM  

Representative Froelich explained amendment L.008 and answered questions from the committee about the amendment.



05:00:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment G).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:00:47 PM  

Representative Froelich made concluding remarks about the bill.

05:01:21 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



05:04:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-202, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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