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j_cbac_2017a_2017-08-18t13:32:46z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 08/18/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

Proposed Donation of Art in the Capitol – U.S.S. Colorado



COMMITTEE ON CAPITOL BUILDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Accept the donation of the USS Colorado crest from Pass Without Objection







01:36 PM -- Proposed Donation of Art in the Capitol – U.S.S. Colorado



Senator Bob Gardner introduced himself and Mr. Don Addy and Capt. John "JJ" Mackin. He expressed the importance of the state supporting the USS Colorado submarine.



Mr. Addy introduced the committee to the Colorado Thirty Group, of which he serves on the board. He described the organization's work and its donation of a sculpted crest of the USS Colorado. Committee members received an application packet (Attachment A).



Attachment A.pdfAttachment A.pdf



Mr. Addy discussed the sculpted crest of the USS Colorado, its commissioning, and its place on the USS Colorado.



Capt. Mackin, representing the U.S. Navy League, discussed the genesis, construction, and naming of the USS Colorado. He further described the ship's christening in December 2016. He explained that the ship is now on the water, undergoing final testing to be taken to sea for the first time, noting that it will be formally commissioned in March of 2018. Capt. Mackin noted that this is the fourth Navy ship named the USS Colorado.



Mr. Addy explained that the crest would be an unencumbered gift to the Capitol by the Colorado Thirty Group.



In response to a committee question, the donors explained that the Latin words on the crest mean, "Untamed by land and sea."


BILL: Proposed Donation of Art in the Capitol – U.S.S. Colorado
TIME: 01:48:43 PM
MOVED: Frank McNulty
MOTION: Accept the donation of the USS Colorado crest from the Colorado Thirty Group and forward recommendation to Capital Development Committee. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Steve Turner
VOTE
Grantham
Lontine
Aly Jabrocki
Excused
David Halaas
Effie Ameen
Gary Petri
Georgianna Contiguglia
Kurt Morrison
Marilyn Eddins
Rick Lee
Steve Turner
Frank McNulty
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection