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h_sa_2018a_2018-04-18t13:34:24z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1318

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 18, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1318 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:39:36 PM  

Representative Hooton and Representative Hansen, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1318. The bill requires candidates for President and Vice President of the United States to file, at a minimum, copies of their five most recent federal income tax returns and provide written consent for the public disclosure of the returns at least 90 days prior to the presidential election. The Department of State must make the tax returns available on the department's website within seven days of their receipt. If the tax returns and written consent are not provided in a timely manner, the name of the candidate and the name of his or her running mate is not to be printed on the ballot and presidential electors cannot vote for the candidate.

02:45:22 PM  
Representative Hooton and Representative Hansen answered questions from the committee.
02:50:00 PM  
Elizabeth Steele, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:27 PM  

Representative Hooton and Representative Hansen made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



02:57:22 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1318 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Lontine
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