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h_sa_2016a_2016-05-09t14:34:12z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-186



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-186 to the Committee on Appro PASS







04:15 PM -- SB16-186



Representative Lontine, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-186 to the committee. This bill defines a small-scale issue committee as an issue committee that has accepted or made contributions or expenditures in an amount that does not exceed $5,000 during an applicable election cycle for the purpose of supporting or opposing any ballot issue or question. This bill amends the disclosure, reporting, and registration requirements for small-scale issue committees under the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Requirements are established for small-scale issue committees that accept or make contributions in an aggregate amount during any applicable election cycle of less than $250, between $250 and $5,000 and over $5,000. This bill is repealed on June 30, 2019.



04:18 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified in support of the bill.



04:19 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.



04:22 PM --
Peg Perl, representing Colorado Ethics Watch, testified in support of the bill.





04:24 PM



Representative Lontine wrapped up her presentation of the bill.

BILL: SB16-186
TIME: 04:25:06 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-186 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED: Neville P.
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







04:28 PM



The committee recessed.




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