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B2C54A9942C95356872583C30074A134 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1185

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 20, 2019      
Location SCR 357



HB19-1185 - Postponed Indefinitely


03:13:57 PM  

The committee recessed.

03:34:00 PM  

The committee reconvened.  The chair provided introductory remarks.

03:34:09 PM  

Senator Gonzales, sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1185 to the committee. The bill replaces the state holiday of Columbus Day with Colorado Day.

03:40:40 PM  

Gerald Carleo, representing the Colorado Italian American Foundation, testified against the bill.

03:48:07 PM  

Gina Frangiamore-Knaack, representing the Sons and Daughters of Italy, testified against the bill.

03:51:25 PM  

Bob Giusto, representing himself, testified against the bill.

03:51:46 PM  

Rich SaBell, representing himself, testified against the bill.

03:55:08 PM  

Sky Roosevelt Morris, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:59:13 PM  

Anunna Francis, representing the Colorado American Indian Movement Youth Leadership Council, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:01 PM  

Isnala Cross, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:06:25 PM  

Barbara Petrafeso, representing herself, testified against the bill.

04:09:49 PM  

AJ Batey, representing himself, testified against the bill.

04:15:10 PM  

Robert Cross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:27:06 PM  

Shannon Francis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:27:31 PM  

Jasmin Gurolla and Donovan Gurolla, representing themselves, testified in support of the bill.

04:32:53 PM  

Committee members received a handout in support of the bill (Attachment I).

04:33:35 PM  

Joan Policastri, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:37:49 PM  

Olivia Loria, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:39:00 PM  

Terry Bisonette, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:40:46 PM  

Tink Tinker, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:49:04 PM  

Dennis Wilwerding, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:52:17 PM  

Paula Palmer, representing Right Relationship Boulder, testified in support of the bill.

04:55:38 PM  

Rita Martinez, representing the Abolish Columbus Day Committee, testified in support of the bill.

04:59:31 PM  

Tziavii Stevens, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:02:51 PM  

Ms. Stevens read a statement from Rachel Kills Small in support of the bill.  Ms. Small provided her testimony in sign language.

05:04:37 PM  

Deborah Espinosa, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:11:17 PM  

Charlotte Perez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:15:17 PM  

Unity Vincent Sferazza, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:19:00 PM  

Joseph Eagle, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:22:13 PM  

Ms. Perez made additional statements to the committee.

05:22:29 PM  

Shaina Oliver, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:24:28 PM  

Veronica Lightening Horse Perez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:27:46 PM  

Libby Comeaux, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment J).

05:31:53 PM  

Loring Abeyta, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:35:51 PM  

Celeste Francis Razavi-Shearer, representing the Colorado American Indian Movement, testified in support of the bill.

05:38:51 PM  

Roger Green, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment K).

05:42:07 PM  

Marie Venner, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:45:47 PM  

Nick Venner, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:48:03 PM  

Claudia Kuhns, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:50:24 PM  

Andrea Savage, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:52:59 PM  

Margaret Brugger, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:56:10 PM  

Walter Barrett, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:59:02 PM  

Johanna Holy Elk Face, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

06:02:17 PM  

Jill Fleishman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

06:05:57 PM  

Glenn Morris, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

06:10:43 PM  

The committee recessed.

06:11:11 PM  

The committee came back to order.

06:19:51 PM  

A statement from Alice Nichol in opposition to the bill was distributed to the committee (Attachment L).

06:21:11 PM  
Senator Gonzales made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made concluding remarks about the bill.


06:27:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1185 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields No
Marble No
Sonnenberg No
Court No
Foote No
YES: 0   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


06:27:23 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1185 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.
Moved Court
Seconded
Fields Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Court Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS