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s_sa_2016a_2016-02-08t13:37:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/08/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-107



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-107 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:37 PM -- SB16-107



Senator Cooke presented Senate Bill 16-107 to the committee and answered questions. The bill requires circulators working on voter registration drives to fulfill mandatory training requirements, as specified by rule of the Secretary of State and provided by the voter registration drive organizer, prior to circulating voter registration applications; and inform persons of alternative means of registration when the deadline for timely submitting the application form through the voter registration drive prior to any election has passed. The bill also requires voter registration drive organizers to keep records evidencing the training completed by its circulators and to make those records available to the Secretary of State.



01:42 PM --
Secretary of State Wayne Williams testified in support of the bill.



01:46 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.



01:48 PM --
Elizabeth Steele, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



01:50 PM --
Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk & Recorder, representing the Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill.



01:51 PM --
Ryan Parsell, representing the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder's Office, testified in support of the bill.





01:54 PM



Senator Cooke wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB16-107
TIME: 01:54:41 PM
MOVED: Kefalas
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-107 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
Excused
Kefalas
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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