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3DFE42349B9DE9DB872584F100710C6C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1051

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 16, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1051 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:34:49 PM  

Representative Rich, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1051. The bill permits a veteran's remains recovery organization to determine if unclaimed cremated remains are of U.S. military veterans or qualified family members, and further requires that a facility in possession of the cremated remains transfer those remains to a national cemetery or state veterans' cemetery for final interment.  Representative Rich provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

01:37:13 PM  
Mike Shults, Missing in America Project, testified in support of the bill.
01:40:26 PM  
LeAnn Leffler-Foote, Missing in America Project, testified in support of the bill.
01:41:56 PM  

Brett Rossi, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:44:02 PM  
Mr. Shults and Ms. Leffler-Foote answered questions from the committee. Representative Rich made comments to the committee.
01:51:10 PM  

Connie Wilson, Missing in America Project, testified in support of the bill.

01:54:02 PM  
Representative Rich made concluding remarks about the bill.


01:56:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1051 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Rich
Seconded Sirota
Duran Excused
Humphrey Yes
Kipp Yes
Lontine Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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