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96F37CEB6255E9B78725839300779A3F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1056

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



HB19-1056 - Lay Over


02:46:25 PM  

Representative Benavidez, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1056. The bill replaces the state holiday of Columbus Day with Election Day. She indicated that another forthcoming bill will replace Columbus Day with Colorado Day on August 1. Representative Kennedy announced that testimony would be allowed for either bill.

02:52:12 PM  

Charles Prignano, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He provided a written copy of his testimony (Attachment D).

03:06:53 PM  

Bob Giusto, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:13:38 PM  

Jerry Carleo, representing himself, testified in opposition to the introduced bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

03:22:49 PM  

Rich SaBell, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:25:58 PM  

Tony Polisi, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:27:15 PM  

Barbara Pietrafeso, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:36:49 PM  

Patrick Williams, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:42:53 PM  

Patrick Potyondy, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:48:04 PM  

Jason Harrison, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:49:07 PM  

Russell Mendel, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:52:09 PM  

Basim Mahmood, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:56:13 PM  

Lauren Smith, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:02:11 PM  

Razz Gormley, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:20 PM  

Claudia Kuhns, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a written statement (Attachment E).

04:07:44 PM  

Aniwna Francis, representing Colorado Indigenous People Youth Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

04:11:02 PM  

Rita Martinez, representing the Pueblo Abolish Columbus Day Committee, testified in support of the bill.

04:18:14 PM  

Philip Doe, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:22:04 PM  

Desiree Ortega, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:23:37 PM  

Maryah Lauer, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:25:48 PM  

Sky Roosevelt-Morris, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:37:55 PM  

Shaina Oliver, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:38:36 PM  

Tacante Lut'awi, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:46:14 PM  

Dr. Glenn Morris, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout (Attachment F).

04:53:04 PM  

Representative Jaquez Lewis announced that the bill would be laid over to a later date. Representative Benavidez provided closing remarks about the bill.






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