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6A9F1BAA24231A2087258251005BC740 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-076

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 15, 2018      
Location LSB A



SB18-076 - Committee Discussion Only/Lay Over


10:43:22 AM  
Representative Melton, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-076. The bill makes it an unclassified misdemeanor crime to trade or offer to trade a vote for or against a candidate, ballot issue, or ballot question. The penalty for an offender convicted of vote trading is a fine of up to $1,000, imprisonment of up to one year in county jail, or both.
10:45:05 AM  
Representative Melton answered questions from the committee.
10:50:14 AM  

Suzanne Staiert, Colorado Department of State, testified in support of the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

11:14:00 AM  
Committee discussion with Ms. Staiert ensued.
11:17:19 AM  

Elizabeth Steele, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

11:21:01 AM  

Representative Foote discussed laying the bill over with Representative Melton.  The bill was laid over for action only to a date to be determined.






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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