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S_SA_2022A 03/08/2022 02:00:34 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 03/08/2022
Attendance
Lee X
Simpson X
Sonnenberg X
Jaquez Lewis X
Coleman X
Time 02:00:34 PM to 03:43:03 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Coleman
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-133 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1060 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB22-1044 Lay Over
SB22-110 Committee Discussion Only

SB22-133 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:02:57 PM  
Senator Priola and Senator Winter, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-133. The bill expands the provision of security and protection services by the Colorado State Patrol to statewide constitutional officers while present in the state capitol buildings group and elsewhere in Colorado in certain circumstances. It also creates appeals processes for denials of protection and security services for members of the General Assembly and statewide constitutional officers.

Amendment L.001 was distributed (Attachment A).

02:04:37 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:08:14 PM  
Secretary of State Jena Griswold, representing Colorado Secretary of State's Office, testified in support of the bill. Captain Michael Honn, representing Colorado State Patrol, testified in support of the bill. Cameron Hill, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill. Ashish Sinha, representing Center for Secure and Modern Elections, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:37:39 PM  
Senator Priola commented on the amendment.
02:38:05 PM  
Jeff Riester, representing
Department of Law, testified in support of the bill. Lisa Calderon, representing
self, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to
committee questions.
02:46:16 PM  
The committee discussed the amendment.


02:52:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:54:16 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-133, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
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



HB22-1060 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:54:32 PM  
Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1060. The bill establishes contribution limits and disclosure requirements for school district director candidates.
03:00:55 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
03:01:13 PM  
Holly Monkman, representing League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Cameron Hill, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill. Kevin Leung, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Tiffany Caudill, representing self, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions. Senator Gonzales commented.
03:14:53 PM  
The bill sponsor gave closing remarks.


03:15:57 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1060 to the Committee on Appropriations.
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



HB22-1044 - Lay Over


03:16:14 PM  
The chair laid over
House Bill 22-1044.



SB22-110 - Committee Discussion Only


03:16:58 PM  
The committee recessed.
03:19:38 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:20:03 PM  
Senator Sonnenberg,
bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-110. The bill requires the installation
of aircraft detection lighting systems on wind-powered generation facilities.




Amendment L.001 was distributed (Attachment B). The bill sponsor responded
to committee questions.
03:29:39 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimoyn may be found in
Attachment C.
03:29:48 PM  
Brett Moore, representing
Interwest Energy Alliance, testified to amend the bill. John Dailey, representing
NextEra Energy Resources, testified to amend the bill. Daphne Gervais,
representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
Kelly Sloan, representing Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association, testified
in support of the bill.
03:39:58 PM  
Senator Sonnenberg commented on witness testimony.
03:42:04 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action.


03:43:03 PM   The committee adjourned.