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h_sa_2018a_2018-04-25t14:08:26z6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1403

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2018      
Location RM 271



HB18-1403 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


09:08:37 PM  

Representative Weissman, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1403. Under current law, an independent expenditure that is broadcast, printed, mailed, or delivered in certain media formats, and in excess of $1,000, must have a disclaimer statement identifying the name of the issue committee making the expenditure. The bill adds online video, audio communication, and other online content to this requirement. Additionally, the bill specifies that the disclosure requirement related to electioneering materials includes all candidate committees, political committees, issue committees, small donor committees, political organizations, political parties, and any other person spending in excess of $1,000. The bill also adds this disclosure requirement to expenditures made in elections for school board. Representative Weissman provided a handout to the committee [Attachment I].

09:14:39 PM  
Representative Weissman answered questions from the committee.
09:16:20 PM  

Martha Tierney, America Votes, testified in support of the bill.

09:17:55 PM  

Amanda Gonzalez, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

09:19:32 PM  
Representative Weissman made concluding remarks about the bill.


09:22:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1403 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Weissman
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton Excused
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS