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h_sa_2017a_2017-05-08t16:49:03z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/08/2017

Location: LSB B

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HJR17-1034



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Moved to refer House Joint Resolution 17-1034 to t

Postpone House Joint Resolution 17-1034 indefinite


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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