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H_SA_2020A 02/27/2020 01:36:46 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 02/27/2020
Attendance
Duran X
Humphrey X
Lontine X
Rich X
Sirota X
Williams D. X
Woodrow X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
Time 01:36:46 PM to 02:31:01 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-039 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-079 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1294 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

SB20-039 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:36:54 PM  

Representative A. Valdez and Representative Roberts, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-039. The bill requires that any state-owned facility constructed, renovated, remodeled, or acquired after the bill's effective date use updated accessibility signage depicting an accessible icon with a forward-leaning dynamic character showing a sense of movement.  Representative Roberts provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A). Representative A. Valdez and Representative Roberts answered questions from the committee.

 

No one was present to testify on the bill.

01:41:53 PM  

Representative Roberts explained amendment L.004 (Attachment B).



01:43:28 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment B).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Lontine
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Woodrow
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:43:29 PM  

Representative A. Valdez made concluding remarks about the bill.



01:44:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-039, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rich
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-079 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:44:47 PM  

The committee recessed.

01:45:01 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:53:44 PM  

Representative D. Valdez, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-079. The bill requires the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Department of Public Safety to send AMBER Alerts using technological applications that promote the largest reach of community notifications.

01:55:07 PM  

Kirby Lewis, CBI, testified in support of the bill.

01:57:11 PM  

Jillian Ganley, CBI, answered questions from the committee.

01:57:28 PM  

Representative D. Valdez provided concluding remarks about the bill.



01:59:22 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-079 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Woodrow
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1294 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:59:26 PM  

Representative Lontine, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1294. The bill replaces the term illegal alien with undocumented immigrant as it relates to public contracts for services. Representative Lontine answered questions from the committee.

02:05:23 PM  

Irene Aguilar, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).

02:07:52 PM  

Feven Berhanu, Colorado People's Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

02:09:50 PM  

Iman Jodeh, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:12:11 PM  

Jean Nofles, AARP Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:14:56 PM  

Erlinda Archuleta, AARP Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:55 PM  

A.W. Schnellbacher, AARP Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:18:17 PM  

Phil Steckley, AARP Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:18:42 PM  

Karla Gonzales Garcia, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.

02:22:44 PM  

America Ramirez, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.

02:24:49 PM  

Representative Lontine made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



02:30:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1294 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:31:01 PM   The committee adjourned.