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3629EE9E306434B48725869C00597F4A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-177

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 18, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB21-177 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:17:37 AM  
Senator Bridges,
bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-177 to the committee.  The
bill creates campaign finance regulations related to foreign-influenced
corporations.

10:17:58 AM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.  Submitted public testimony
on the bill may be found in Attachment D.

10:18:07 AM  

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, representing Department of State, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Griswold and Steve Bouey, Department of State, responded to committee questions.

10:29:07 AM  
Commissioner Ellen Weintraub, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Martha Tierney, representing America Votes, testified in support of the bill.
10:33:31 AM  
Patrick Massaro, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
10:39:11 AM  

Senator Bridges discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment E).



10:41:21 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:41:23 AM  

Senator Bridges gave closing remarks on the bill.



10:45:09 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-177, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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