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J_LS_2016A 02/05/2016 12:05:50 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



COMMITTEE ON LEGAL SERVICES

Date: 02/05/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 12:05 PM to 01:53 PM
Dore
E
Heath
X
Place: SCR 354
Kagan
X
McCann
E
This Meeting was called to order by
Roberts
X
Representative Foote
Scott
E
Steadman
X
This Report was prepared by
Willett
X
Owen Colling
Scheffel
X
Foote
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Update and Discussion of COLS-Sponsored Bill, SB 16-049

Consideration of Draft Bill authorizing study of recodification of Title 12

Update on status of rule-making by Secretary of State & approval of Rule Review Bill

Presentation of Year Two Report from the Legislative Digital Policy Advisory Committee

Approval of the OLLS Budget for FY 2016-17

Appointment of a legislator to fill a vacancy on the Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws

Scheduled Meetings During the Session
SB 049 PI

Bill Redraft Requested

Rule Review Bill approved for introduction

No action taken

Approved budget for submission to Executive Committee

Rep. Willett appointed to fill vacancy on CUSL

No action taken





12:07 PM -- Update and Discussion of COLS-Sponsored Bill, SB 16-049





12:08 PM --
Debbie Haskins, Assistant Director, Office of Legislative Legal Services, addressed agenda item 1 – Update and Discussion of COLS-Sponsored Bill, SB 16-049, concerning the administrative duty of the office of legislative legal services to maintain files relating to bill drafts as the official custodian of those files, and, in connection therewith, permitting the transfer of those files for purposes of storage



SB16-049.pdfSB16-049.pdf State Survey Member's Files.pdfState Survey Member's Files.pdf



12:37 PM --
Consideration of Draft Bill authorizing the study of a recodification of Title 12





12:38 PM --
Thomas Morris, Senior Managing Attorney, Office of Legislative Legal Services and Jennifer Gilroy, Revisor of Statutes, Office of Legislative Legal Services addressed agenda item 2 – Consideration of Draft Bill authorizing the study of a recodification of Title 12 of the Colorado Revised Statutes.

BILL: Consideration of Draft Bill authorizing the study of a recodification of Title 12
TIME: 12:57:21 PM
MOVED: Scheffel
MOTION: Moved that the Committee authorize drafting a Committee bill concerning the study of an organizational recodification of Title 12 of the Colorado Revised Statutes governing the regulation of professions and occupations which would include a cost provision as discussed and would eliminate page 4, line 10, of the draft, the phrase "fundamentally unnecessary provisions". The motion was withdrawn.
SECONDED: Steadman
VOTE
Dore
Excused
Heath
Kagan
McCann
Excused
Roberts
Scott
Excused
Steadman
Willett
Scheffel
Foote
Final YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION:









01:01 PM --
Update on status of rule-making by Secretary of State & approval of the Rule Review Bill





01:02 PM --
Debbie Haskins addressed agenda item 3 – Update on the status of rule-making by the Secretary of State, Department of State, of Rule 7.2.6, concerning third party delivery of mail ballots, and a recommendation by staff that the Committee approve the Rule Review Bill for introduction

01:15 PM --
Troy Bratton, Colorado Secretary of State's Office, testified before the Committee



Draft Rule Review Bill.pdfDraft Rule Review Bill.pdf

BILL: Update on status of rule-making by Secretary of State & approval of the Rule Review Bill
TIME: 01:23:13 PM
MOVED: Steadman
MOTION: Moved the Committee approve the Rule Review Bill for introduction. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED: Roberts
VOTE
Dore
Excused
Heath
Yes
Kagan
Yes
McCann
Excused
Roberts
Yes
Scott
Excused
Steadman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Scheffel
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









01:24 PM -- Presentation of Year Two Report from the Legislative Digital Policy Advisory Committee





01:25 PM --
Jennifer Gilroy and Dan Cordova, Colorado Supreme Court Librarian and Chair of LDPAC, addressed agenda item 4 – Presentation of Year Two Report from the Legislative Digital Policy Advisory Committee



LDPAC Year Two Report.pdfLDPAC Year Two Report.pdf



01:33 PM -- Approval of the OLLS Budget for FY 2016-17





01:33 PM --
Dan Cartin, Director, Office of Legislative Legal Services and Sharon Eubanks, Deputy Director, Office of Legislative Legal Services addressed agenda item 5 – Approval of the OLLS Budget for FY 2016-17



OLLS Budget Overview.pdfOLLS Budget Overview.pdf

BILL: Approval of the OLLS Budget for FY 2016-17
TIME: 01:40:28 PM
MOVED: Steadman
MOTION: Moved approval of the Office's budget for 2016-17 for submission to the Executive Committee with permission to staff to adjust the budget as necessary as it moves through the process at the direction of the Executive Committee and JBC. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED: Roberts
VOTE
Dore
Excused
Heath
Yes
Kagan
Yes
McCann
Excused
Roberts
Yes
Scott
Excused
Steadman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Scheffel
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









01:50 PM -- Appointment of a legislator to fill a vacancy on the Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws



BILL: Appointment of a legislator to fill a vacancy on the Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws
TIME: 01:50:37 PM
MOVED: Steadman
MOTION: Moved that the Committee appoint Representative Yeulin Willett to fill the vacancy on the Uniform Law Commission occasioned by the resignation of Representative Jon Keyser. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED: Kagan
VOTE
Dore
Excused
Heath
Yes
Kagan
Yes
McCann
Excused
Roberts
Yes
Scott
Excused
Steadman
Yes
Willett
Yes
Scheffel
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 3 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







01:52 PM -- Scheduled Meetings During the Session



01:52 PM -- Debbie Haskins addressed agenda item 7 – Scheduled Meetings During the Session








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