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3B31522E47CEF9578725839A00717308 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1126

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 7, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1126 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:39:11 PM  

Representative Sandridge, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1126. The bill creates a "green alert" program to notify the public when a veteran or military service member is missing and known to have a physical or mental health condition related to his or her military service, or whose disappearance poses a credible threat to the safety and health of the person.  The alert system is a coordinated effort between the Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI) in the Department of Public Safety, local law enforcement agencies, and the state's public and commercial television and radio broadcasters. Following a credible and verifiable report of a missing service member to law enforcement, the CBI confirms the accuracy of the report and issues a green alert to designated media outlets.  Representative Sandridge requested the committee postpone the bill indefinitely.

01:40:56 PM  

Dick Young, United Veterans Committee of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:43:20 PM  

Representative Kennedy made comments regarding the bill.



01:44:14 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1126 indefinitely.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Melton
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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