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950D41A0D1355254872583930071039C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1108

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 31, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1108 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:34:26 PM  

Representatives Hooton and Liston, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1108.  The bill expands the definition of eligible elector and allows individuals who do not reside in Colorado to vote in a special district election if they own property within the district.  Representative Liston distributed a letter from a constituent in support of the bill  (Attachment A).  Representative Hooton provided the committee with the veto letter former Governor Hickenlooper wrote about a similar bill that passed in 2018 (Attachment B).  They responded to questions from the committee.  

01:47:55 PM  

Pam Anderson, representing the Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in opposition to the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee.

01:51:43 PM  

Evan Goulding, representing the Special District Association, testified in opposition to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.

02:05:07 PM  

James Littlefield, representing the La Veta Fire Protection District, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.

02:11:22 PM  

James Berg, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.

02:20:33 PM  

Representatives Liston and Hooton made closing remarks. Representative Liston discussed amendment L.003 (Attachment C).



02:40:16 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Rich
Seconded Humphrey
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:40:16 PM  

The committee discussed the amendment with Ms. Anderson.



02:46:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1108, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Rich
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy No
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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