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S_SA_2022A 03/01/2022 02:06:18 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 03/01/2022
Attendance
Lee X
Simpson X
Sonnenberg X
Jaquez Lewis X
Coleman X
Time 02:06:18 PM to 03:03:35 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Coleman
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 22-Veterans Community Living Centers — Board Of Commissioners Of Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 22-Civil Rights Commission — Colorado Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB22-063 Postponed Indefinitely
SB22-123 Postponed Indefinitely
SB22-135 Committee Discussion Only

Conf 22-Veterans Community Living Centers — Board Of Commissioners Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:06:56 PM  
Elizabeth Mullins,
Department of Human Services, introduced the appointees to the Board of
Commissioners of the Veterans Community Living Centers. Christine Merriman
described her professional experience and her background and interest in
serving on the Board. Tiara Stingley discussed her experience and background
and her interest in the Board. Ms. Merriman's and Ms. Stingley's appointment
letters may be found in the State Archives. The appointees responded to
committee questions.


02:15:11 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Christine Merriman, Tiara Stingley to the Conf 22-Veterans Community Living Centers — Board Of Commissioners Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson Excused
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 22-Civil Rights Commission — Colorado - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:15:42 PM  
Aubrey Elenis, Colorado
Civil Right Division, Department of Regulatory Agencies, described the
Colorado Civil Rights Commission and introduced an appointee to the Commission.
Daniel Ward described his background and interest in serving on the Commission.
Mr. Ward's appointment letter may be found in the State Archives. Mr. Ward
responded to committee questions.


02:24:19 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Daniel Ward to the Conf 22-Civil Rights Commission — Colorado to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-063 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:24:43 PM  
Senator Liston, bill
sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-063. The bill creates an entitlement
to compensation for property owners when land-use policy negatively impacts
their property values. The bill also restricts governmental entities from
enacting land-use lawsthat limit land use applications or building permits
for residential development or constructionprojects over any period. Public
testimony was taken on the bill during the February 8, 2022 meeting.



Amendment L.003 was distributed (Attachment  A).
02:27:05 PM  
The committee discussed the amendment.
02:27:19 PM  
Megan McCall, Office of Legislative Legal Services, was available to respond to committee questions.


02:32:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A).
Moved Simpson
Seconded
Lee No
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis No
Coleman No
YES: 1   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:32:21 PM  
The bill sponsor gave closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented.


02:38:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-063 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Simpson
Seconded
Lee No
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Coleman No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:38:44 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 22-063 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.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-123 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:39:08 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:41:17 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:41:30 PM  
Senator Lundeen,
bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-123. The bill exempts vehicle owners
from any fines and fees related to improperly registering and titling their
vehicles between January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2023. Witness testimony
was heard on the bill during the February 22, 2022 meeting.


The bill sponsor
requested that the bill be postponed indefinitely.



02:42:57 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 22-123 indefinitely.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-135 - Committee Discussion Only


02:43:37 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:49:43 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:49:58 PM  
Senator Scott, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-135. The bill proposes a statewide ballot measure that, if approved by the voters in November 2022, will make Mountain Standard Time the year-round time, exempting the state from observing Daylight Saving Time.
02:53:04 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to committee questions.
02:54:43 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:55:11 PM  
Kathleen Flynn, representing self, testified in support of the bill. The witness responded to committee questions.
02:59:23 PM  
Senator Bridges, bill sponsor, responded to committee questions about the bill.
03:01:17 PM  
The chair laid the
bill over for action.


03:03:35 PM   The committee adjourned.