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h_sa_2018a_2018-03-08t10:57:41z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-044

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 8, 2018      
Location LSB A



SB18-044 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

11:41:40 AM  

Representative Foote made comments regarding Senate Bill 18-044.  Representative Langraf, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-044.  The bill concerns the ability of private employers to give preference to veterans when making certain employment decisions.  The committee previously discussed the bill on February 22, 2018. 

11:46:28 AM  

Representative Benavidez explained amendment L.006 [Attachment B].  Representative Landgraf referenced amendments L.001 and L.003 [Attachments C and D], which were distributed to the committee at the February 22 hearing.  The committee discussed amendments L.001, L.003, and L.006 with Representative Landgraf.  Representative Benavidez and Representative Langraf answered questions from committee members about amendment L.006.  Committee discussion about amendment L.006 ensued.



12:01:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 [Attachment B].
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Melton
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Melton Yes
Neville P. No
Saine No
Sandridge No
Weissman Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:01:15 PM  

Representative Benavidez explained amendment L.007 [Attachment E].  Represenative Landgraf made comments to the committee about amendment L.007.



12:04:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 [Attachment E].
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Melton
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Melton Yes
Neville P. No
Saine Yes
Sandridge No
Weissman Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:04:28 PM  

Representative Foote stated that amendment L.003 was a settled question due to the adoption of amendment L.007.

12:05:33 PM  

The committee discussed amendment L.001.  Represenative Benavidez asked whether amendment L.001 was a settled question.  Committee discussion about amendment L.001 ensued.  The chair ruled amendment L.001 was not a settled question.  Committee members further commented on amendment L.001.



12:10:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Atachment C].
Moved Saine
Seconded Neville P.
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Melton No
Neville P. Yes
Saine Yes
Sandridge Yes
Weissman No
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
12:10:08 PM  
Representative Langraf made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments about the bill.


12:23:07 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-044, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Saine
Seconded Neville P.
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Melton No
Neville P. Yes
Saine Yes
Sandridge Yes
Weissman Yes
Lontine No
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS