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h_sa_2018a_2018-03-21t13:34:41z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1213

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 21, 2018      
Location RM 271



HB18-1213 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:54:32 PM  

Representative Leonard, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1213. The bill permits a school board candidate to declare a party affiliation at any time up to 67 days before the election.  Any candidate who chooses to declare a party affiliation will have their affiliation printed by their name on the ballot.  To declare a party affiliation, a candidate must be affiliated with the political party as of the first business day in January of the year the election is held.

 

01:59:19 PM  
Representative Leonard answered questions from the committee.
02:05:31 PM  
John Andrews, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
02:24:38 PM  
Elizabeth Steele, Colorado Common Cause, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:27:33 PM  
Laura Welch, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. She answered questions from the committee.
02:31:20 PM  
Representative Leonard responded to questions from the committee.
02:38:02 PM  
Erica Shields, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:44:51 PM  
Representative Leonard provided concluding remarks about the bill.
02:48:09 PM  
Committee members made comments about the bill.


02:57:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1213 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Leonard
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton No
Van Winkle Yes
Weissman No
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:57:41 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1213 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton Yes
Van Winkle No
Weissman Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS