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j_eclc_2017a_2017-07-18t09:03:16z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 07/18/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

Remote Participation



COMMITTEE ON EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt remote testimony policies presented by staff

Move to make remote participation policies effecti
PASS

Pass Without Objection







09:09 AM -- Remote Participation



Mr. Mike Mauer, Director, Legislative Council Staff, presented to the committee on remote participation during the interim by members of the General Assembly. Mr. Mauer explained that the bill authorizing remote participation requires the Executive Committee of Legislative Council to develop policies for such participation, and he presented the committee with possible policies (Attachment B). Mr. Mauer responded to questions concerning the relationship between remote participation and remote testimony; committee discussion ensued. Mr. Mauer continued to respond to questions concerning possible policies, including questions concerning committees that may utilize remote participation and whether members participating remotely may vote on matters before the committee.





09:20 AM



Mr. Mauer discussed existing legislative rules that may be affected by remote participation policies. He also discussed implementation dates for any adopted policies and responded to questions concerning affected legislative rules. The committee and Mr. Mauer discussed the number of legislators that may participate remotely during an eligible meeting. Ms. Elizabeth Burger, Legislative Council Staff, responded to a question concerning the necessity of a quorum to hold committee meetings.




BILL: Remote Participation
TIME: 09:27:09 AM
MOVED: Duran
MOTION: Adopt remote testimony policies presented by staff (Attachment B), as conceptually amended. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Guzman
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Duran
Yes
Grantham
Yes
YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



170718 AttachB.pdf170718 AttachB.pdf

BILL: Remote Participation
TIME: 09:28:09 AM
MOVED: Duran
MOTION: Move to make remote participation policies effective August 1, 2017. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
Guzman
Holbert
Neville P.
Duran
Grantham
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection