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H_SA_2019A 04/16/2019 01:30:34 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 04/16/2019
Attendance
Duran X
Humphrey X
Lontine X
Melton X
Rich X
Sirota X
Williams D. X
Jaquez Lewis *
Kennedy X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 01:30:34 PM to 02:53:47 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-174 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1318 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB19-166 Referred to House Appropriations

SB19-174 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:30:42 PM  

Representative Buentello and Minority Leader Neville, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-174. The bill clarifies aspects of the dependent tuition assistance program in the Department of Higher Education.

01:37:58 PM  

Emily Burns, Colorado Department of Higher Education, testified in support of the bill.

01:41:21 PM  

Ken Schneider, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:46:44 PM  

Representative Buentello and Minority Leader Neville provided concluding remarks about the bill.



01:49:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-174 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Rich
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Excused
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1318 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:49:44 PM  

The committee recessed.

01:54:51 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:55:52 PM  

Representative Weissman, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1318. The bill makes several modifications to the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Representative Weissman distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachments A and B). He also explained amendment L.001 (Attachment C).

02:01:58 PM  

Secretary Jena Griswold, Department of State, testified in support of the bill.

02:07:18 PM  

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

02:10:01 PM  

Andrea Wilkins, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:10:46 PM  

Amanda Gonzalez, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

02:13:55 PM  

Martha Tierney, Colorado Democratic Party, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:04 PM  

Shayne Madsen, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:22:32 PM  

Reprentative Weissman further explained amendment L.001.



02:23:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Sirota
Seconded Lontine
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton Excused
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:23:01 PM  

Representative Weissman provided concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



02:29:35 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1318, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Excused
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-166 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:29:41 PM  

Representative Roberts, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-166. The bill requires the revocation of a peace officer standards and training (POST) certification when the POST Board receives notice from a law enforcement agency that a peace officer made untruthful statements or omitted material facts.

02:33:23 PM  

Representative Roberts answered questions from the committee.

02:38:58 PM  

Chief Michael Phibbs, Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified in support of the bill.

02:43:40 PM  

Erik Bourgerie, Colorado POST, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

02:45:09 PM  

Chief Phibbs and Mr. Bourgerie answered questions from the committee. Chief Phibbs provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

02:48:48 PM  
Representative Roberts made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill. Representative Roberts made additional comments regarding the bill.


02:53:06 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-166 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:53:47 PM   The committee adjourned.






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