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EBFD481AF54D8676872589A30071B83C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1308

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date May 2, 2023      
Location Old State Library



HB23-1308 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:42:09 PM  
Representative Ortiz,
prime sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1308 concerning access to government
by persons with disabilities and provided a handout (Attachment A).  The
bill proposes providing access to ballots for persons with disabilities;
upon request, providing auxiliary aids and services for members of the
General Assembly; upon request of persons required to appear in court,
video conferencing; accessibility to meetings of public bodies; and audio
and wayfinding programs at the State Capitol building.

02:42:21 PM  
Jack Johnson, representing
Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Maureen
Welch, representing Navigating Disability Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.  Mr. Andrew Montoya, representing Colorado Cross-Disability
Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Jeff Roberts, representing
Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, testified in support of the
bill.  Dr. Michael Neil, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition,
testified in support of the bill.
02:55:57 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from committee members.
02:56:15 PM  
The bill sponsor
made closing remarks.
03:01:54 PM  
Committee members
made closing remarks.


03:03:46 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 23-1308 indefinitely.
Moved Lindstedt
Seconded Dickson
Boesenecker Yes
Catlin Yes
Dickson Yes
Lindsay Yes
Mabrey No
Mauro Yes
Parenti Yes
Pugliese Yes
Taggart Yes
Vigil Yes
Wilson Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Froelich Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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