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5D96EAADA86AEE23872583A1007810FF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1167

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 14, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1167 - Amended, referred to House Finance


02:51:29 PM  

The committee recessed.

03:04:26 PM  

The committee came back to order.

03:04:35 PM  

Representative Carter and Representative Duran, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1167. The bill authorizes a notary public to perform a notarial act for remotely located individuals and provides certain privacy protections. Representative Duran and Representative Carver answered questions from the committee.

03:16:02 PM  

Charles Calvin, Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:33:06 PM  

Terry Jones, Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:40:37 PM  

Victoria Bantz, Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.  She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

03:50:33 PM  

Mr. Calvin answered questions from the committee.

03:58:48 PM  

Esteban Morin, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:07:46 PM  

Michael Chodos, Notarize, testified in opposition to the bill. He provided an informational packet to the committee (Attachment E).

04:21:12 PM  

Mr. Morin and Mr. Chodos answered questions from the committee.

04:37:15 PM  

Mr. Chodos and Mr. Morin continued answering committee member questions.

04:57:43 PM  

Letitia Maxfield, Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:12:13 PM  

Elizabeth Peetz, Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill.

05:14:52 PM  

Diane Evans, Land Title Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:27:12 PM  

Ms. Evans answered questions from the committee.

05:29:11 PM  

Ms. Maxfield answered questions from the committee.

05:37:12 PM  

Ms. Evans responded to committee member questions.

05:39:13 PM  

Ms. Peetz answered questions from the committee.

05:40:24 PM  

Mr. Chodos returned to the table to answer additional questions from the committee.

05:43:50 PM  

Hilary Wells, Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:47:33 PM  

Representative Melton explained amendment L.001 (Attachment F). Representative Carver and Representative Duran commented on amendment L.001. Committee discussion about amendment L.001 ensued. Representative Carver, Representative Melton, and Representative Duran made additional comments about amendment L.001.



05:57:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F).
Moved Melton
Seconded Williams D.
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
05:57:50 PM  

Representative Carver explained amendment L.003 (Attachment G).



05:59:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment G).
Moved Duran
Seconded Lontine
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:59:48 PM  

Representative Duran explained amendment L.004 (Attachment H).  The committee made comments about amendment L.004.



06:00:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment H).
Moved Duran
Seconded Lontine
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:00:40 PM  

Representative Carver and Representative Duran made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



06:10:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1167, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Duran
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton No
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS