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27B0C8699506CE58872584FC0079703B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1060

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Date Jan 27, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



HB20-1060 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:06:29 PM  
Representatives Titone and Sopor, co-prime
sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1060, Natural Organic Reduction of Human
Remains, to the committee and distributed two handouts (Attachments D &
E).  The bill allows the use of the natural reduction process for
the disposition of human remains.

Representatives Titone and Soper responded
to committee questions.

03:30:01 PM  
Katrina Spade, representing Recompose,
testified in support of the bill.  Jaimie Sarche, representing Feldman
Mortuary, testified in support of the bill.  Wendy DeBoskey, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.  Phil Ross, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.



The panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:58:11 PM  
Susan Mackey, representing the Funeral
Consumers Society of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Karen
VanVuuren, representing The Natural Funeral, testified in support of the
bill.  Maddie Larson, representing herself, testified in support of
the bill.  Erin Marelli, representing Death Wives, testified in support
of the bill.
04:10:22 PM  
Jan Douglas, representing the Colorado
Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.  Joyce Richardson,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Jan Rose,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Emily Carlson,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:46 PM  
Ronald Lewis, representing the Evergreen
Memorial Park, testified on the bill.  Lauren Carol, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.



Ms. Carol responded to questions from the committee.
04:30:34 PM  
Representatives Titone and Soper made concluding
remarks.
04:40:48 PM  
Jerry Payne, Office of Legislative Legal
Services, came to the table to answer committee questions.


04:50:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment F).
Moved Weissman
Seconded Valdez A.
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:51:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment G).
Moved Froelich
Seconded Hooton
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:01:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment H).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Hooton
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:03:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment I).
Moved Hooton
Seconded Weissman
Froelich
Geitner
Kipp
Landgraf
Liston
Saine
Sirota
Valdez A.
Weissman
Hooton
Jackson
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:05:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1060, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Hooton
Froelich Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp Yes
Landgraf Yes
Liston Yes
Saine Excused
Sirota Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Weissman Yes
Hooton Yes
Jackson Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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