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13323332300439E4872586B100638761 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1065

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Apr 8, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1065 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

12:07:09 PM  
Representatives Carver and Ortiz, bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1065. The bill allows a private employer to adopt a hiring policy showing preference to hiring a military veteran, or the spouse of a disabled veteran or service member killed in the line of duty.
12:26:47 PM  
Lloyd Lewis, representing arc Thrift Stores, and Matthew Oelrich, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Members of the committee asked questions to the witnesses.
12:38:51 PM  
Aaron Termain, representing Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center; Joe Rice, representing Lockheed Martin; and Past Department Commander Terri Clinton, representing The American Legion/ Women Veterans, testified in support of the bill.
12:49:33 PM  
Leanne Wheeler, representing herself; Izzy Abbass, representing Mountain State Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America, testified in support of the bill.
01:05:33 PM  
Gregory Barnett, representing TREA: The Enlisted Association; COL (retired) Robert Redding, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:15:18 PM  
Greg Dorman, representing Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; Mr. Steve Kjonaas, representing Veterans of Foreign Wars Colo HQ, testified in support of the bill. Members of the committee asked questions to Mr. Dorman.
01:19:29 PM  
Dr. Michelle Martin Barnett, representing herself, testified in support of the bill; Donald Maloy, representing WarriorNow, testified in support of the bill.
01:26:21 PM  
The bill sponsors introduced amendment L.010 (Attachment B).


02:00:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Bacon
Amabile No
Bacon Yes
Bernett No
Carver No
Duran No
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow No
Kennedy Yes
YES: 3   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:01:00 PM  
Representative Kennedy introduced amendment L.015 (Attachment C). Members of the committee and the bill sponsors discussed the amendment.


02:10:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014
Moved Bacon
Seconded Duran
Amabile No
Bacon Yes
Bernett No
Carver No
Duran No
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. No
Williams No
Woodrow No
Kennedy Yes
YES: 2   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
02:10:34 PM  
Representative Bacon introduced amendment L.014 (Attachment D). Members of the committee discussed the amendment with the bill sponsors.
02:10:37 PM  
Rep. Carver introduced amendment L.012 (Attachment E)


02:12:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.012
Moved Carver
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Carver
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:13:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010
Moved Carver
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Carver
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:13:55 PM  
The bill sponsors, and committee members, offered closing remarks on House Bill 21-1065.


02:19:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1065, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Carver
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bacon No
Bernett Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Hanks Yes
Neville Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy No
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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