h_sa_2018a_2018-03-15t10:32:29z1 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2018A/commsumm.nsfPUBLICBILL SUMMARY For SB18-076HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRSDate Mar 15, 2018 Location LSB A SB18-076 - Committee Discussion Only/Lay Over 10:43:22 AM Representative Melton, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-076. The bill makes it an unclassified misdemeanor crime to trade or offer to trade a vote for or against a candidate, ballot issue, or ballot question. The penalty for an offender convicted of vote trading is a fine of up to $1,000, imprisonment of up to one year in county jail, or both. 10:45:05 AM Representative Melton answered questions from the committee. 10:50:14 AM Suzanne Staiert, Colorado Department of State, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee. 11:14:00 AM Committee discussion with Ms. Staiert ensued. 11:17:19 AM Elizabeth Steele, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee. 11:21:01 AM Representative Foote discussed laying the bill over with Representative Melton. The bill was laid over for action only to a date to be determined.