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s_sa_2016a_2016-04-27t13:31:30z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/27/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1300



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1300 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 16-1300 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







05:42 PM -- HB16-1300



Senators Ulibarri and Donovan presented House Bill 16-1300 to the committee. This bill gives counties exclusive authority to determine the location and security of a voter ballot drop-off location. The Secretary of State's Office (SOS) may provide specifications on the installation of drop boxes and accessibility of drop-off locations for persons with disabilities. Counties are encouraged to utilize state-owned property and to enter into public-private partnerships for the placement of drop-off locations on commercial property that is conveniently located.



05:47 PM -- Pat Ratliff, representing Colorado Counties Incorporated, testified against the bill.



05:50 PM --
Amber McReynolds, representing the City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.



05:54 PM --
Jennifer Levin, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



05:56 PM --
Elizabeth Steele, representing the League of Women Voters, testified in support of the bill.



05:59 PM --
Ken Debey, representing the Colorado Alliance for Retired Americans, testified in support of the bill.



06:02 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.



06:05 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified against the bill.



06:08 PM --
Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk & Recorder, representing Colorado County Clerks Association, testified against the bill.





06:11 PM



Senators Ulibarri and Donovan wrapped up their presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB16-1300
TIME: 06:11:47 PM
MOVED: Ulibarri
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1300 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
No
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: HB16-1300
TIME: 06:17:40 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1300 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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