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s_sa_2018a_2018-02-07t13:39:35z5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-075

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 7, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-075 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:45:49 PM  

Senator Merrifield, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-075 to the committee. The bill sets limits for contributions to school board director candidates from individuals and small donor committees.

02:50:26 PM  
Ben Schler, representing the Colorado Secretary of State, testified against the bill.
02:54:59 PM  
Emily Sirota, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:57:50 PM  
Julie Banuelos, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:00 PM  
Mr. Schler, Ms. Banuelos, and Ms. Sirota responded to committee member questions.
03:07:59 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
03:09:43 PM  
Nicky Yallick, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:11 PM  

Victoria Gates, representing Represent.Us Denver and Strengthening Democracy Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:15:45 PM  
Ms. Gonzalez and Mr. Yallick responded to committee member questions.
03:18:54 PM  
Shannon Peterson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:44 PM  
Dr. JoAnn Fujioka, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:24:36 PM  
Joy Schalders-Burton, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.
03:28:28 PM  
Senator Merrifield discussed amendment L.001 [Attachment D], which addresses filing deadlines.


03:29:52 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment D].
Moved Court
Seconded
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:29:53 PM  
Senator Merrifield wrapped up his presentation
of the bill.

Committee members commented on the bill.



03:36:57 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-075, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill No
Sonnenberg No
Marble No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:37:23 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-075 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Court No
Fenberg No
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS