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2957BBC3CC59518887258806006E9CD3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-139

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 15, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB22-139 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:08:14 PM  
Senator Buckner and Senator Coleman, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-139. The bill creates a new state holiday for Juneteenth, to be observed June 19 each year.

The bill sponsors responded to questions.

02:18:19 PM  
Senator Lee proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:18:36 PM  
Skip Miller, representing
ColoradoWINS, testified in support of the bill. Tanesha McQueen, representing
ColoradoWINS, testified in support of the bill. Norman Harris, representing
the Juneteenth Music Festival Corporation, testified in support of the
bill. Monica Cortez-Sangster, representing the Department of Personnel
& Administration, testified in support of the bill.

02:31:01 PM  
Kaliah Yizar, representing
self, testified in support of the bill. Ceirra Noel, representing Know
Justice, Know Peace, testified in support of the bill. Natalia Lee, representing
Know Justice, Know Peace, testified in support of the bill. Jenelle Nangah,
representing Know Justice, Know Peace, testified in support of the bill.
02:42:29 PM  
Will Starks, One
Body Entertainment, testified in support of the bill. Justice Smith, representing
self, testified in support of the bill. Shay Johnson, representing Denver
NAACP, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:17 PM  
Kevin McKenzie, representing
Arc Thrift Nonprofit, testified in support of the bill. Lorenzo Harris,
representing ColoradoWINS, testified in support of the bill. Antwaun Johnson,
representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support
of the bill.
02:55:34 PM  
Committee members
commented on the bill. The bill sponsors gave closing remarks.


02:59:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-139 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Lee Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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