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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-16t13:37:11z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-233

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 16, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SB18-233 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:40:24 PM  
Senator Marble and Senator Fenberg, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-233 to the committee. The bill makes modifications to the Uniform Election Code of 1992.
03:41:41 PM  
Carol Tone, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:43:33 PM  
Elizabeth Steele, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
03:45:07 PM  
Terry Scanlon, representing the Colorado
Judicial Branch, testified on the bill and requested support for amendment
L.003 [Attachment B].
03:47:24 PM  
Christopher Ryan, State Court Administrator
representing the Colorado Judicial Branch, testified in support of amendment
L.003.
03:49:04 PM  
Mr. Ryan and Mr. Scanlan responded to committee member questions.
03:53:27 PM  
Martha Tierney, representing America Votes and the Colorado Democratic Party, testified in support of the bill. She noted that the Colorado Republican Party also supports the bill.
03:58:25 PM  
Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder representing the Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:57 PM  
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:16 PM  
Senator Fenberg discussed amendment L.002
[Attachment C] with the committee.  Ms. Staiert discussed amendment
L.005 [Attachment D] with the committee.
04:09:40 PM  
Ms. Tierney responded to committee member questions.
04:12:06 PM  

Bob Lackner, Office of Legislative Legal Services, clarified the amendments, discussing amendment L.003.

04:14:39 PM  
Ms. Staiert responded to committee questions about amendment L.003.
04:17:30 PM  
Ms. Tierney and Mr. Crane responded to committee questions about the amendments.
04:18:31 PM  
Senators Fenberg and Marble wrapped up their presentation of the bill.


04:20:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 [Attachment C].
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:20:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 [Attachment D].
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court
Fenberg
Hill
Sonnenberg
Marble
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:20:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-233, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS