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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-01t13:37:50z11 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/01/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1305



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1305 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1305 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







06:04 PM -- HB17-1305



Senator Guzman, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1305 to the committee. This bill prohibits an employer from stating in a job posting or on any form of application that a person with a criminal history may not apply or from inquiring into or requiring disclosure of an applicant's criminal history on an initial application. These rules do not apply if an employer is advertising a position that federal, state, or local law prohibits individuals with specific criminal convictions from holding. The bill also exempts any employer hiring as part of a program to encourage the employment of people with criminal histories. An employer may obtain a criminal background report during any stage of the hiring process.



06:12 PM --
Nick Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified against the bill.



06:14 PM --
Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federation of Independent Business, testified against the bill.



06:17 PM --
Cammie Redpath, representing herself, testified against the bill.



06:21 PM --
Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified against the bill.





06:23 PM



Mr. Colglazier responded to committee member questions.



06:26 PM --
Johanna Leal, representing the Colorado Department of Corrections, testified in support of the bill.



06:29 PM --
Peter Dybing, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



06:32 PM --
Carol Peeples, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided three handouts to committee members (Attachments I, J, and K).



17SenateState0501AttachI.pdf17SenateState0501AttachI.pdf 17SenateState0501AttachJ.pdf17SenateState0501AttachJ.pdf



17SenateState0501AttachK.pdf17SenateState0501AttachK.pdf



06:35 PM --
Shelby Andrews, representing Denver Urban Matters, testified in support of the bill.



06:38 PM --
Jack Regenbogen, representing the Colorado Center for Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.



06:40 PM --
Eleanor Cabell, representing herself, Indivisible Colorado, and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.



06:42 PM --
Jesus Loayza, representing the All Families Deserve a Chance Coalition, testified in support of the bill.





06:45 PM



Senator Guzman wrapped up her presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1305
TIME: 06:50:08 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1305 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
No
Sonnenberg
No
Marble
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1305
TIME: 06:53:31 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1305 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







06:54 PM



The committee adjourned.








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