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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-25t13:35:05z5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SJM18-005

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SJM18-005 - Committee Discussion Only


03:46:09 PM  
Senator Moreno, sponsor, presented Senate Joint Memorial 18-005 to the committee. The measure memorializes the United States Congress to call a constitutional convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to reverse recent United States Supreme Court decisions in the area of campaign and political finance.
03:51:36 PM  
Theresa Conley, representing Conservation Colorado, testified against the memorial.
03:55:03 PM  
Martha Tierney, representing America Votes, testified against the memorial.
03:58:04 PM  
Carol Hedges, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified against the memorial.
03:58:26 PM  
Anita Stapleton, representing the Colorado Eagle Forum, testified against the memorial.
04:00:51 PM  

Denise Maes, representing the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, testified against the memorial.

04:06:10 PM  

Kelly Byrne, representing America Votes Colorado, testified against the memorial.

04:07:56 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified against the memorial.
04:11:10 PM  

Rosina Kovar, representing the Colorado Eagle Forum, testified against the memorial.  She provided a handout to committee members [Attachment H].

04:16:24 PM  
Mike Monetta, representing Wolf-PAC, testified in support of the resolution. He provided a handout to committee members [Attachment I].
04:23:19 PM  
Samuel Fieldman, representing Wolf-PAC, testified in support of the memorial.
04:26:51 PM  

Grant Guy, representing himself, testified in support of the memorial.

04:27:16 PM  
Peri Bolts, representing herself, testified in support of the memorial.
04:33:47 PM  

Mr. Fieldman responded to questions from the committee.

04:36:17 PM  
Mr. Monetta responded to questions from the committee.
04:38:15 PM  
Benjamin Buckland, representing himself, testified in support of the memorial.
04:43:05 PM  
Albert Carlson, representing himself, testified in support of the memorial.
04:46:10 PM  
Elias Arias, representing himself, testified in support of the memorial.
04:49:21 PM  
Tara Scott, representing herself, testified in support of the memorial.
04:56:19 PM  
Mr. Buckland responded to committee member comments.
04:59:33 PM  

The chair laid action on the memorial over to later in the calendar.