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Date: 04/21/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1009



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1009 to the Committee on Appro PASS







12:54 PM -- HB16-1009



Senator Cooke, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1009. The bill, as amended by the House Transportation and Energy Committee, allows the current Fallen Heroes group special license plate to be issued to a local government. A local government that opts to use Fallen Heroes license plates on its vehicles must pay material fees and the required donation to the Colorado Chapter of the Concerns of Police Survivors, but is not required to pay the one-time special license plate fee of $50, nor the specific ownership tax or registration fees from which local governments are already exempt.



12:56 PM --
Ms. Heather Tharp, representing herself, and Lieutenant Robert Cook, representing the Larimer County Sheriffs Office and the Colorado Chapter of the Concerns of Police Survivors, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Tharp shared her experience as the wife of a fallen hero. Lieutenant Cook spoke about police officers that have been killed in the line of duty.





01:07 PM



Senator Cooke made some closing remarks on the bill. He addressed questions form the committee. Lieutenant Cook also addressed committee questions.

BILL: HB16-1009
TIME: 01:12:13 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1009 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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