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S_SA_2017A 02/07/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Date: 02/07/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:08 AM
Baumgardner
X
Court
X
Place: SCR 357
Fenberg
X
Sonnenberg
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Marble
X
Senator Marble
This Report was prepared by
Julia Jackson
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
HJR17-1013 Postponed Indefinitely





09:29 AM -- HJR 17-1013



Senator Merrifield, co-prime sponsor, presented House Joint Resolution 17-1013 to the committee. The resolution urges the immediate rescission of the executive order regarding the entry of foreign nationals in to the United States that was issued by the President of the United States on January 27, 2017.



Senator Fields, co-prime sponsor, spoke on the resolution. Committee members discussed the resolution with the sponsors.





09:48 AM



Committee discussion continued.



10:00 AM --
Peter Severson, representing Lutheran Advocacy Ministry and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, testified in support of the resolution. Committee members discussed the resolution with Mr. Severson.





































10:05 AM



Senators Fields and Merrifield wrapped up their presentation of the resolution.

BILL: HJR 17-1013
TIME: 10:07:11 AM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Joint Resolution 17-1013 favorably to the full senate. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
No
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Marble
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL


BILL: HJR 17-1013
TIME: 10:07:38 AM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone HJR 17-1013 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. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Court
No
Fenberg
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





10:08 AM



The committee adjourned.


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