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72F78C704AEDD8E0872586DB0062CE0B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-148

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date May 20, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-148 - Referred to House Appropriations


11:59:14 AM  
Majority Leader Esgar
and Representative Tipper, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-148.
 The bill creates the Financial Empowerment Office in the Department
of Law.
12:05:16 PM  
Ms. Katie Plat, representing
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund;  Mr. Takudzwa Nhira, representing
The Bell Policy Center; and Dr. Barbara Freeman, representing LaMedichi
Savings Club, testified in support of the bill.
12:17:19 PM  
Mrs. Maria Gonzalez, representing Adelante Community Development; Ms. Kat Traylor, representing herself; Mr. Danny Katz, representing CoPIRG (Colorado Public Interest Research Group); and Beauclarine Thomas, representing Colorado Municipal League, all testified in support of the bill.
12:28:25 PM  
Ms. Shay Johnson, representing Black Business Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
12:30:51 PM  
The bill sponsors offered closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee also made closing remarks.


12:34:32 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-148 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Duran
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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