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C0CAC9CFA802E046872585180072094F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1048

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 24, 2020      
Location SCR 357



HB20-1048 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:45:37 PM  

Senator Fields, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1048 to the committee. The bill clarifies that state law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race includes hair texture, type, or styles commonly or historically associated with race.

01:48:11 PM  

Catherine Smith, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

01:56:02 PM  

Suzette Malveaux, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:25 PM  

Charlotte Sweeney, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:40 PM  

Ms. Smith and Ms. Malveaux responded to questions from the bill sponsor.

02:15:18 PM  

Erica Cobb, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:19:00 PM  

Tiffany Choi, representing the Denver Classroom Teachers Association and the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:19:37 PM  

Hashim Coates, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

02:21:30 PM  

Lauren Masias, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in support of the bill.

02:27:05 PM  

Corletta Hithon-Davis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:29:21 PM  

Monica James, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:35:41 PM  

Nicole Mallery, representing the Colorado Women's Bar Association, the Sam Cary African-American Bar Association, and Denver Sister Circle, testified in support of the bill. She provided a letter from the Sam Cary African-American Bar Association in support of the bill (Attachment A).

02:36:44 PM  

Senator Fields wrapped up her presentation of the bill and responded to questions from the committee.



02:48:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1048 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hansen Yes
Marble Excused
Sonnenberg No
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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