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S_SA_2017A 02/01/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Date: 02/01/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:32 PM to 02:05 PM
Court
X
Fenberg
X
Place: SCR 357
Sonnenberg
X
Marble
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Scott
X
Senator Scott
This Report was prepared by
Elizabeth Burger
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-079 Postponed Indefinitely





01:33 PM -- SB 17-079



Senator Court introduced Senate Bill 17-079. The bill states that it is the intent of the General Assembly to not amend, repeal, or supersede a statutory citizen initiative approved after the 2016 general election for a period of three years unless the change is approved by a two-thirds vote of each house. She responded to questions from the committee.



01:48 PM --
Caroline Fry, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill. Senator Court commented on the bill.





01:52 PM



Senator Court gave concluding remarks regarding the bill. Members of the committee commented on the bill.

BILL: SB17-079
TIME: 01:59:53 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-079 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 1-4.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
No
Sonnenberg
No
Marble
No
Scott
No
YES: 1 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL
BILL: SB17-079
TIME: 02:02:22 PM
MOVED: Marble
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 17-079 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 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
No
Fenberg
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:05 PM



The committee adjourned.