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s_sa_2016a_2016-04-25t14:15:27z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/25/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-186



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-186 to the Committee on Appro PASS







05:13 PM -- SB16-186



Senator Tate presented Senate Bill 16-186 to the committee. This bill defines a small-scale issue committee as an issue committee that has accepted or made contributions or expenditures in an amount that does not exceed $5,000 during an applicable election cycle for the purpose of supporting or opposing any ballot issue or question. This bill amends the disclosure, reporting, and registration requirements for small-scale issue committees under the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Requirements are established for small-scale issue committees that accept or make contributions in an aggregate amount during any applicable election cycle of less than $250, between $250 and $5,000 and over $5,000. This bill is repealed on June 30, 2019.



05:15 PM --
Peg Perl, representing Colorado Ethics Watch, testified in support of the bill.



05:19 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.



05:23 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified in support of the bill.





05:29 PM



Senator Tate wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB16-186
TIME: 05:30:03 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-186 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-1, with 1 excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
Excused
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





05:31 PM



The committee adjourned.


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