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s_sa_2017a_2017-02-08t13:35:39z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/08/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-122



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-122 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:35 PM -- SB17-122



Senator Sonnenberg introduced a group of exchange students visiting the committee.



Senator Tate, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 17-122 to the committee. This bill repeals the Fallen Heroes Memorial Commission and the Fallen Heroes Memorials Construction Fund in the Department of Personnel and Administration (DPA), and requires the Capitol Building Advisory Committee to take on any remaining duties of the commission. The remaining duties of the commission will be performed in conjunction with the DPA and the Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund, Inc., which is a 501(c)(3) organization established to raise money for fallen heroes memorial construction.



Senator Tate provided a handout about the memorial to committee members (Attachment A).



17SenateState0208AttachA.pdf17SenateState0208AttachA.pdf



01:38 PM --
Rebecca Kim, representing the Colorado Fallen Heroes Memorial Commission, testified in support of the bill.



01:44 PM --
Jack Wylie, representing the DPA, testified in support of the bill.



01:45 PM --
Bill Hanna, representing the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





01:47 PM



Senator Tate wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: SB17-122
TIME: 01:48:06 PM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-122 to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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