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B49FCA6ADC9C42128725839A0070D5E8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 7, 2019      
Location LSB A

HB19-1136 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:32:29 PM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Saine, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1136. Under current law, the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) is required to conduct a performance and financial audit of various statutory public entities, local governments, and state agencies.  This bill clarifies that the OSA may receive the necessary books, accounts, reports, or other necessary documents from specified non-state entities being audited.  The bill also expands the misdemeanor for disclosing contents of a State Auditor's report prior to the release to any employee or individual acting in an oversight role with an audited entity.  Specifically, the provisions of the bill apply to audits of the Colorado New Energy Improvement District and Program, the use of money in the State Historical Fund, the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange, and Community-Centered Boards. The committee was provided a handout (Attachment A).

01:33:10 PM  

State Auditor Dianne Ray, OSA, testified on the bill. Auditor Ray answered questions from the committee. Representative Kraft-Tharp made additional comments about the bill. Auditor Ray continued answering questions from the committee.

01:38:01 PM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative Saine made concluding remarks about the bill.

01:39:07 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1136 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Melton
Seconded Humphrey
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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