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s_sa_2018a_2018-05-03t11:12:15z3 Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For HCR18-1002

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 3, 2018      
Location SCR 357



HCR18-1002 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:31:51 PM  

Senator Williams and Senator Crowder presented House Concurrent Resolution 18-1002, which submits to the registered electors of Colorado an amendment to the constitution that prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime and thereby prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude in all circumstances.   They emphasized the need to remove arcane language from the state constitution. 

12:34:54 PM  

Lee McNeil, representing Together Colorado, spoke in support of the resolution.  The witness discussed the arcane language in the constitution and negative representation.

12:38:35 PM  

Caitlin Trussel, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the resolution.  She discussed reconciliation and her interest in the measure.

12:40:58 PM  

Senators Williams and Crowder made closing remarks and emphasized the merits of the resolution. 

 



12:44:08 PM
Motion Refer HCR18-1002 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Court
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Lambert Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS