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H_SA_2021A 04/12/2021 01:32:37 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date 04/12/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bacon *
Bernett X
Bockenfeld X
Duran E
Hanks E
Neville X
Valdez A. X
Williams X
Woodrow X
Kennedy X
Time 01:32:37 PM to 02:19:27 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Ryan Dudley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-144 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB21-077 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB21-144 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:33:16 PM  
Representatives Van
Beber and Titone, bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-144.  The
bill continues the Homeland Security and All-Hazards Senior Advisory Committee
in the Department of Public Safety, which is scheduled to repeal on September
1, 2021.
01:35:13 PM  
The bill sponsors
offered closing remarks.


01:36:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-144 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Excused
Hanks Excused
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-077 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:36:13 PM  
Representative Benevidez, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 21-077. The bill specifies that lawful presence verification is not required for credential applications for regulated professionals.
01:43:47 PM  
Members of the committee asked questions to the bill sponsor.
01:47:19 PM  
Representative Kipp joined her bill co-sponsor and offered opening remarks.
01:48:17 PM  
Ms.  Valentina
Pons, representing Young Invincibles; Stephanie Beltran, representing Young
Invincibles; and Maria Beltran, speaking on behalf of Jose Nava- Lopez,
representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
01:55:40 PM  
Dr. Amanda Baranski, representing herself; Monserrat Ariza-Torres, representing herself; and Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
02:06:39 PM  
Mr. Nate Brown, representing
the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions
and Occupations; and Marisa Beltran, representing Young Invincibles, testified
in support of the bill.
02:11:02 PM  
Members of the committee asked questions to Ms. Beltran.
02:11:49 PM  
The bill sponsors
introduced amendment L.004 (Attachment A).


02:14:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran Excused
Hanks Excused
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:14:06 PM  
Representatives Kipp and Benavidez offered closing remarks. Members of the committee also gave closing statements.


02:19:15 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-077, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Bacon
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Excused
Hanks Excused
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:19:27 PM   The committee adjourned.






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