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h_sa_2016a_2016-03-28t13:34:28z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/28/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1110



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1110 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1110 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







07:02 PM -- HB16-1110



Representative Neville, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1110 to the committee. The bill codifies the Parent's Bill of Rights in state statute, which states that the liberty interests of a parent in the care, custody, and control of his or her child are a fundamental right. It further specifies that neither the state nor local governments may infringe upon the rights of parents without first showing that there is a compelling governmental interest in doing so and that there is not a less restrictive means of achieving the governmental interest. The bill specifies that its provisions do not prohibit the courts, law enforcement, or other state or local agencies from acting within the scope of their authority and in their official capacities in matters concerning child welfare services.



07:05 PM --
Carl Roberts, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout (Attachment K). He responded to committee questions.



16HouseState0328AttachK.pdf16HouseState0328AttachK.pdf



07:16 PM --
Stephanie Wasserman, representing the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:26 PM --
Gilbert Tso, representing the National Parents Organization and the Pro Se Alliance, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:35 PM --
Sara Odendahl, representing Children's Hospital Colorado, read testimony against the bill from Dr. Antonia Chiesa. She noted other organizations opposed to the bill.



07:38 PM --
Amber Wann, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



07:44 PM --
Annmarie Jensen, representing the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, testified against the bill and responded to committee questions.



07:51 PM --
Brad Wann, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



07:54 PM --
Robin Austin, representing himself and Families Against Court Embezzlement Unethical Standards (FACE US), testified in support of the bill.



07:59 PM --
Luanne Fleming, representing herself and FACE US, testified in support of the bill.



08:01 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



08:07 PM --
Deborah Dooley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and provided a packet of information for committee members (Attachment L).



16HouseState0328AttachL.pdf16HouseState0328AttachL.pdf



08:12 PM --
Debra Carroll, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:16 PM --
Pam Long, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:20 PM --
Missy Winefeldt, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:23 PM --
Phil Silberman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



08:27 PM --
Wanda Juzefczyk, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout (Attachment M), and she played recorded testimony from her son, Walt Plimmer.



16HouseState0328AttachM.pdf16HouseState0328AttachM.pdf



08:38 PM --
Jean Marie Carson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:43 PM --
Jennifer Colman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:47 PM --
Lisa Mitchell, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



08:56 PM --
Halina Topa, representing herself, testified in support of the bill and provided a handout (Attachment N).



16HouseState0328AttachN.pdf16HouseState0328AttachN.pdf



08:58 PM --
Jacquelyne McGonigle, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



09:03 PM --
Rosemary Van Gorder, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



09:09 PM --
Leah Dyer, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



09:14 PM --
Sharon Goodnight, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



09:19 PM --
Angel Arellanes, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



09:23 PM --
Nate Monroe, representing himself, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.



09:32 PM --
Michael Harring, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



09:37 PM --
Louise Fitches, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



09:40 PM --
Jennifer Black Elk, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.





09:47 PM



Representative Neville wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB16-1110
TIME: 09:49:52 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1110 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Winter
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB16-1110
TIME: 09:56:34 PM
MOVED: Winter
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1110 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Winter
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS