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H_SA_2017A 05/08/2017 04:49:03 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Date: 05/08/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 04:49 PM to 05:45 PM
Benavidez
X
Hooton
X
Place: LSB B
Humphrey
X
Leonard
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Melton
X
Representative Foote
Weissman
X
Williams D.
X
This Report was prepared by
Lontine
X
Amanda King
Foote
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HB17-1374

HJR17-1034
Referred to House Appropriations

Postponed Indefinitely





04:49 PM -- HB17-1374



Representative McLachlan and Representative Danielson presented House Bill 17-1374. The bill requires the Division of Colorado Parks and Wildlife in the Department of Natural Resources to offer, free of charge, a lifetime resident combination small game hunting and fishing license, or any big game license the person qualifies for under the rules of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission, if the person:



• is currently a resident of Colorado and has been a resident for at least the previous two years;

• has served on active duty in the United States military for at least two years, and either separated from the military under honorable conditions or is an active duty member of the military.















































04:54 PM



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1374
TIME: 04:56:04 PM
MOVED: Weissman
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1374 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 6-3.
SECONDED: Melton
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Williams D.
No
Lontine
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





04:57 PM -- HJR17-1034



The committee took a brief recess.





05:00 PM



Representative Lontine called the committee back to order. Representative Singer and Representative Saine presented House Joint Resolution 17-1034. The resolution concerns an application to the U.S. Congress to call a convention under Article V of the U.S. Constitution for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to set a limit on the number of terms that a person may be elected as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.



Representative Saine and Representative Singer answered questions from the committee.



05:27 PM --
Keara Fenzel, Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in opposition to the bill.



05:30 PM --
Bob Barry, U.S. Term Limits, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Barry answered questions from the committee.



05:37 PM --
Elena Nunez, Colorado Common Cause, testified in opposition to the bill.

















05:40 PM



Representative Singer and Representative Saine made concluding remarks on about the resolution.

BILL: HJR17-1034
TIME: 05:44:04 PM
MOVED: Hooton
MOTION: Moved to refer House Joint Resolution 17-1034 to the Full House. The motion died due to lack of second.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Benavidez
Hooton
Humphrey
Leonard
Melton
Weissman
Williams D.
Lontine
Foote
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:




















































BILL: HJR17-1034
TIME: 05:44:22 PM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Postpone House Joint Resolution 17-1034 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 8-1.
SECONDED: Benavidez
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Hooton
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Melton
Yes
Weissman
Yes
Williams D.
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





05:45 PM



The committee adjourned.


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