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B8ABD2655C3A37EC872586840073C450 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1071

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Feb 22, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1071 - Amended, referred to House Finance

02:04:30 PM  

Representatives Arndt and Kennedy introduced House Bill 21-1071.  The bill allows municipal elections utilizing instant runoff voting (IRV) to be conducted as a part of a coordinated election starting in 2023 if certain condtitions are met.This bill allows municipal elections utilizing instant runoff voting(IRV) to be conductedas a part of a coordinated election starting in 2023 if certain conditions are met.This bill allows municipal elections utilizing instant runoff voting(IRV) to be conductedas a part of a coordinated election starting in 2023 if certain conditions are met.This bill allows municipal elections utilizing instant runoff voting(IRV) to be conductedas a part of a coordinated election starting in 2023 if certain conditions are met.

02:09:31 PM  
Committee members asked questions to the bill sponsors.
02:12:57 PM  
Emma Donahue and Dr. Thomas Alley, representing Ranked Choice Voting for Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:37 PM  
Sam Weaver, representing the City of Boulder, testified in support of the bill.
02:26:06 PM  
Chuck Broerman, representing himself, testified in opposition of the bill and took questions from the committee.
02:33:58 PM  

Judd Choate, representing the Colorado Department of State, testifed on the bill from a neutral position and answered questions from the committee. 

02:39:10 PM  
Carynann Harlos, representing representing herself, testified in support of this bill.
02:41:41 PM  
Desmond Wallington, representing Ranked Choice Voting for Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:11 PM  
Gaythia Weis, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:46:55 PM  
Heather Stauffer, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:34 PM  
Juan Marcano, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:08 PM  
Justin Kurth, representing Stand Up Republic Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:54 PM  
Karen Goldman, representing the Colorado Municipal Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:59 PM  
Linda Templin, representing Ranked Choice Voting for Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:05:08 PM  
Matt Benjamin, representing himself, testified in support of himself.
03:08:14 PM  
Terrance Carroll, representing Unite Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:15 PM  
The committee received
additional witness testimony on the bill (Attachment A).
03:15:06 PM  
Representative Kennedy introduced and moved
amendmentL.003 (Attachment B) and L.004 (Attachment C).


03:15:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Geitner
Hanks
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:15:33 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Geitner
Hanks
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:16:11 PM  

Representative Kennedy introduced and moved amendment L.005. (Attachment D)



03:18:45 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Geitner
Hanks
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:25:45 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1071, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Geitner No
Hanks No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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