Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu

h_sa_2016a_2016-01-20t09:50:17z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 01/20/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1077



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B) to House Bill

Adopt an amendment striking "common law and" on pa

Refer House Bill 16-1077, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

Pass Without Objection

PASS







10:11 AM -- HB16-1077



The committee reconvened.



Representative Moreno, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1077 to the committee. The bill recreates the eight-member statutory revision committee in the Legislative Department and establishes guidelines for committee selection, composition, and procedures. The committee will:



• examine current statutes and judicial decisions for defects and antiquities;

• consider proposed changes to law recommended by the American Law Association and other law associations;

• consider suggestions from justices, judges, legislators, public officials, lawyers, and the public;

• recommend legislation, exempt from the individual five-bill limit, as necessary to modify antiquated, redundant, or contradictory laws; and

• report findings and recommendations from time to time to the Committee on Legal Services and no later than January 15 of each year to the legislature.



10:27 AM --
Debbie Haskins, Office of Legislative Legal Services, discussed the bill and her experience staffing the previous statutory review committee, which was created in 1977 and repealed in 1985.





10:43 AM



Representative Moreno presented amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



15HouseState0120AttachB.pdf15HouseState0120AttachB.pdf

BILL: HB16-1077
TIME: 10:46:41 AM
MOVED: Tyler
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B) to House Bill 16-1077. The motion passed on a vote of 8-1.
SECONDED: Thurlow
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
YES: 8 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





10:48 AM



Representative Moreno proposed a verbal amendment to page 4, line 16, of the bill, striking "common law and".

BILL: HB16-1077
TIME: 10:48:55 AM
MOVED: Wist
MOTION: Adopt an amendment striking "common law and" on page 4, line 16 of House Bill 16-1077. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Humphrey
Neville P.
Primavera
Thurlow
Tyler
Wist
Lontine
Ryden
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





10:50 AM



Representative Moreno wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB16-1077
TIME: 10:50:58 AM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1077, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2.
SECONDED: Primavera
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







10:55 AM



The committee adjourned.




COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.