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H_SA_2021A 05/27/2021 11:57:33 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date 05/27/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bacon *
Bernett *
Bockenfeld X
Duran X
Hanks X
Neville X
Valdez A. *
Williams X
Woodrow X
Kennedy X
Time 11:57:33 AM to 12:51:33 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Ryan Dudley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-199 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB21-032 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

SB21-199 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:57:46 AM  
Majority Leader Esgar
and Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez, bill sponsors, introduced Senate
Bill 21-199.  The bill repeals the prohibition to provide state and
local benefits to unlawfully present individuals.
12:00:21 PM  
Thomas Davidson,
representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT); Mark Turner,
representing Colorado Nonprofit Association; and Megan Burch, representing
Eagle County Department of Human Services, all testified in support of
the bill.
12:12:39 PM  
Marina Cruz, representing
herself, and Alejandro Flores-Munoz, representing himself, testified in
support of the bill.  Lorena Garcia offered translation services for
Ms. Cruz.
12:22:46 PM  
Allison Neswood, representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, and Theresa Trujillo, representing the Center for Health Progress, testified in support of the bill.
12:32:49 PM  
The bill sponsors
introduced amendments L.013 (Attachment A) and L.014 (Attachment B).


12:32:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:34:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:34:39 PM  
The bill sponsors offered closing remarks to the bill. Committee members also made final remarks.


12:39:26 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-199, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Duran
Seconded Bernett
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-032 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


12:39:34 PM  
Representative Ortiz, bill sponsor, introduced Senate Bill 21-032. This bill creates a pilot grant program to support mobile veteran services.
12:44:33 PM  
The bill sponsor
introduced amendments L.001 (Attachment C) and L.002 (Attachment D).


12:47:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:48:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:48:41 PM  
The bill sponsor offered closing remarks on the bill.


12:50:29 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-032, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:51:42 PM  
Written testimony
for this meeting can be found in Attachment E.


12:51:33 PM   The committee adjourned.






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