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4BC7584F0913EF8A8725867E0073491E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-026

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 16, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB21-026 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:59:20 PM  

A short video on Box and WebEx was played for the committee. Senator Gonzales commented on remote participation and use of technology during committee.

02:08:13 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:13:42 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:19:04 PM  
Senator Moreno, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 21-026. The bill requires that the Division of Veterans Affairs in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) establish a process for determining if a veteran qualifies as a discharged LGBT veteran. The bill sponsor responded to committee questions.
02:25:15 PM  
Brigadier General Laura Clellan, DMVA, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:32 PM  
Senator Moreno gave closing remarks on the bill. Committee members commented.


02:30:25 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-026 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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