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s_fin_2016a_2016-05-09t12:24:15z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1456



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1456 to the Committee on Appro PASS







The committee was called to order. A quorum was present.



12:24 PM -- HB16-1456



Senator Crowder, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1456, which authorizes the Department of Human Services (DHS) to sell up to 15 acres of vacant land around the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at fair market value for purpose of expanding the Fort Logan National Cemetery.



12:26 PM --
Mr. Steven Best, representing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Best discussed a packet of information about the bill and the existing cemetery (Attachment A).



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12:30 PM --
Mr. Bill Hanna, representing the United Veterans Committee, testified in support of the bill.



12:31 PM --
Ms. Lauren Schreier, representing the Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Best responded to a question from the committee.





12:32 PM



Senator Crowder made some closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1456
TIME: 12:33:46 PM
MOVED: Holbert
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1456 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
Yes
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Roberts
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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