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2DCB0E43C760055C872586DB006BFA0B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1110

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date May 20, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1110 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

01:39:26 PM  

Senator Danielson presented House Bill 21- 1110, concerning adding language to relevant Colorado statutes related to persons with disabilities to strengthen protections against discrimination on the basis of disability, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. 

 

 

01:42:01 PM  

Ms. Alison Butler, representing Colorado Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Scott LaBarre, representing National Federation of the Blind of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Andrew Montoya, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

Committee discusion followed about accessibility, state and federal law, courts, and best practices. 

 

01:58:05 PM  

Ms Kate Sneed, representing Office of Information Technology, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Curtis Chong, representing National Federation of the Blind of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Ann Terry, representing Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:07:00 PM  

Ms. Kara Finch, representing Statewide Internet Portal Authority, testified to amend the bill.

Dr. Thomas Perille, representing Democrats for Life of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout of his testimony (Attachment A). 

Ms DeAnna Rumsey, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

 

Written testimony for the bill can be read in Attachment B. 

02:16:02 PM  

Senator Danielson distributed and explained Amendment L.008 (Attachment C) regarding liability protection for platform hosts.



02:17:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment C)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:17:19 PM  

Senator Danielson made closing remarks. 



02:18:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1110, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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