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h_sa_2016a_2016-02-01t13:33:08z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/01/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1093



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


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01:45 PM -- HB16-1093



The committee reconvened.



Representative Ransom, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1093 to the committee. This bill makes conforming amendments in state law to consistently apply terms related to the way county clerks process, record, and update voter change of address information. Currently, the Secretary of State is required to perform monthly national change of address database searches to determine if a voter has moved. This bill makes changes to the process that must be followed by the county clerks to confirm a voter address if the monthly search determines that a voter may have moved.



01:50 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified in support of the bill.



01:58 PM --
Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder and representing the Colorado County Clerks Association (CCCA), testified on the bill.



01:59 PM --
Amber McReynolds, Denver Director of Elections representing the CCCA, testified on the bill.



02:06 PM --
Debra Johnson, Denver County Clerk and Recorder, testified on the bill.



02:08 PM --
Merlin Klotz, Douglas County Clerk, testified on the bill.



02:09 PM --
Martha Tierney, representing America Votes, testified against the bill.



02:14 PM --
Elizabeth Steele, representing the League of Women Voters, testified in support of the bill.





02:15 PM



Representative Ryden laid the bill over. The committee recessed.




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