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H_SA_2020A 06/03/2020 11:48:41 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 06/03/2020
Attendance
Buentello X
Duran X
Holtorf X
Humphrey X
Sirota X
Valdez A. X
Williams D. *
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
Time 11:48:41 AM to 12:47:39 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-174 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1222 Postponed Indefinitely
SB20-118 Referred to House Appropriations
SB20-183 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-194 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1402 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1404 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1355 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1356 Postponed Indefinitely

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

SB20-174 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:48:54 AM  

Representative Woodrow, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-174.  The bill transfers management of the display space in the Colorado Convention Center from the Department of Personnel and Administration to the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. 

11:49:55 AM  

No one testified on the bill.  No written testimony was submitted.



11:50:57 AM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-174 indefinitely.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Excused
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1222 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:51:05 AM  

Representative Carver, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1222, concerning the authority of a private employer to adopt a veterans preference employment policy when hiring new employees.  The committee heard testimony on the bill on March 10, 2020.



11:53:04 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1222 indefinitely.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Excused
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-183 - Lay Over




SB20-118 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:54:34 AM  

Representative Gray and Representative D. Valdez, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-118.  Under current law, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in the Department of Regulatory Agencies issues permits for the transportation of hazardous materials by motor vehicles.  This bill relocates the function of issuing permits to the Department of Transportation (CDOT).

11:57:50 AM  

No one testified on the bill.  No written testimony was submitted.



11:59:08 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-118 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Excused
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-183 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:59:18 AM  

Representative Titone and Representative Baisley, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-183.  The bill expands the definition of "state agency" for the purposes of the Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA).  State agency includes the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of government, as well as institutions of higher education.

12:01:53 PM  

No one testified on the bill.  No written testimony was submitted.



12:02:40 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-183 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Excused
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-194 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:02:49 PM  

Representative Gray and Representative Van Winkle, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 20-194.  The bill allows a licensed brewpub to sell beer that is manufactured at another brewpub under the same ownership.  The bill specifies that the same person or group must have at least 50 percent ownership in both brewpubs.

12:05:31 PM  
The committee discussed the bill. Representative Gray answered questions from the committee.
12:09:28 PM  

No on testified on the bill. No written testimony was submitted.



12:10:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-194 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buentello
Seconded Humphrey
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1402 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:10:45 PM  

Representative Weissman and Representative Van Winkle, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1402.  The bill amends or repeals obsolete, unclear, or conflicting laws.  The bill also clarifies statutory language, but does not change the intent or meaning of these sections of law.

12:14:40 PM  

No one testified on the bill.  No written testimony was submitted.



12:15:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1402 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey No
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1404 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:15:46 PM  

Representative Weissman and Representative Soper, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1404.  The bill continues the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) in the Department of Public Safety for one year.  The bill requires the House Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing during the 2021 legislative session on the 2019 sunset report prepared by the Department of Regulatory Affairs (DORA).   DORA is not required to conduct an additional sunset review or prepare an additional report for the hearing.   The SOMB is set to sunset on September 1, 2021.

12:18:43 PM  
Representative Weissman answered question regarding the bill.
12:20:25 PM  

No one testified on the bill.  Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment A).

12:21:11 PM  

Representative Weissman made concluding remarks about the bill.



12:22:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1404 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1355 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:22:15 PM  

Representative Mullica and Representative Duran, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1355.  The bill requires firearm owners to securely store their firearms, federally licensed gun dealers to provide a locking device and other information about safe storage of firearms, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to conduct a public education campaign.

12:27:10 PM  
Taylor Rhodes, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
12:31:59 PM  

Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachments B and C).

12:32:07 PM  
Representative Duran and Representative Mullica made concluding comments on the bill. Committee discussion with the bill sponsors ensued.


12:39:10 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1355 indefinitely.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1356 - Postponed Indefinitely


12:39:18 PM  

Representative Jaquez Lewis, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1356.  The bill requires firearm owners to report any lost or stolen firearms.  Failure to do so is a class 2 petty offense with a second or subsequent offense being a class 3 misdemeanor. 

12:43:51 PM  
Taylor Rhodes, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:43:52 PM  

Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachments C and D).

12:45:51 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:46:53 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1356 indefinitely.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Holtorf
Buentello Yes
Duran Yes
Holtorf Yes
Humphrey Yes
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:47:39 PM   The committee adjourned.