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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-01t13:37:50z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/01/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1328



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1328 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1328 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







01:56 PM -- HB17-1328



Senator Kerr and Senator Jones, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1328 to the committee. This bill requires candidates for President and Vice President of the United States to file, at a minimum, copies of their five most recent federal income tax returns and provide written consent for the public disclosure of the returns at least 90 days prior to the presidential election. Upon receipt, the Department of State must make the tax returns available on the department's website within seven days. If the tax returns and written consent are not provided in a timely manner, the name of the candidate and the name of his or her running mate is not to be printed on the ballot and presidential electors cannot vote for the candidate.



Senators Jones and Kerr responded to committee member questions.



02:11 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



02:20 PM --
Carol Tone, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:21 PM --
Eleanor Cabell, representing herself and Indivisible Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM --
Danna Liebert, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:26 PM --
Mac Wesley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Stephanie Ohnigian, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:32 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.



02:35 PM --
Diana Smith, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:37 PM --
Dorothea Steinke, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.





02:39 PM



Senators Jones and Kerr wrapped up their presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1328
TIME: 02:53:41 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1328 to the Committee of the Whole. 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: HB17-1328
TIME: 02:56:05 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1328 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














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