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h_sa_2016a_2016-05-02t13:31:56z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/02/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SCR16-006



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer SCR16-006 to the Committee of the Whole. The PASS







03:33 PM -- SCR16-006



Representatives Melton and Salazar, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-006 to the committee. The Colorado constitution prohibits slavery or involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime for which a person has been convicted. This concurrent resolution refers a ballot question to the voters to remove this exception.



Committee members discussed the resolution with the sponsors.



03:41 PM --
Sister Lee McNeil, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the resolution.



03:43 PM --
Sister Sharon Bridgeforth, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the resolution.



03:46 PM --
Jill Wildenberg, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, read testimony from Amanda Henderson in support of the resolution.



03:48 PM --
Pastor Del Phillips, representing the Greater Denver Ministerial Alliance and the House Worship Center, testified in support of the resolution.



03:52 PM --
Maggie Gomez, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the resolution.





03:53 PM



Representatives Salazar and Melton wrapped up their presentation of the resolution.

BILL: SCR16-006
TIME: 03:56:25 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Refer SCR16-006 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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