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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-01t13:37:50z9 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/01/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1260



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1260 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 17-1260 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







05:06 PM -- HB17-1260



Senator Fenberg, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1260 to the committee. This bill establishes contribution limits and disclosure requirements for both primary and general elections for candidates for county offices. The maximum contribution that a candidate or candidate committee for a county office can accept are as follows:



• $1,250 from any person;

• $12,500 from a small donor committee; and

• $22,125 from a political party.



These contribution limits must be adjusted for inflation every four years by the Department of State.



05:08 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified against the bill.



05:11 PM --
Dianna Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified against the bill.



05:13 PM --
JM Fay, representing herself, testified against the bill. Ms. Orf read Ms. Fay's testimony.





05:15 PM



Committee members and Ms. Staiert discussed the bill.



05:19 PM --
Jefferson County Commissioner Casey Tighe, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



05:21 PM --
Eleanor Cabell, representing herself and Indivisible Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





05:23 PM



Senator Fenberg wrapped up his presentation of the bill and responded to committee member questions. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1260
TIME: 05:27:43 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1260 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: HB17-1260
TIME: 05:28:17 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1260 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed 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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