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37719BB86EF454BB87258B0A00722B0F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-210

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 25, 2024      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB24-210 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:47:16 PM  
Senator Fenberg,
bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 24-210. The bill makes several modifications
to campaign and election laws. The committee asked questions to the sponsors.
02:52:28 PM  
The bill sponsor
presented amendments L.002 (Attachment B), L.003 (Attachment C), L.004
(Attachment D), and L.005 (Attachment E). The committee discussed the amendments.
03:01:43 PM  
Marla Fernandez, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill. Kim Monson, representing the People of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:08:44 PM  
Bennett Rutledge,
representing themself, testified to amend the bill. Celeste Landry, representing
the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified to amend the bill. Jeff
Roberts, representing the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, testified
to amend the bill. The committee asked questions to the panel.
03:17:23 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez,
representing the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder, testified in support
of the bill. Carly Koppes, representing Weld County Clerks Association
, testified in support of the bill. Molly Fitzpatrick, representing Boulder
County, testified in support of the bill. Todd Davidson, representing the
Denver Clerk and Recorder and the Colorado County Clerks Association, testified
in support of the bill. The committee asked questions to the panel.
03:29:16 PM  
Caleb Thornton, representing
Colorado Department of State, testified in support of the bill. Andrew
Barton, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the
bill.




Written testimony
can be found in Attachment F.


03:34:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Fenberg
Gardner Excused
Liston
Sullivan
Coleman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:35:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Fenberg
Gardner Excused
Liston
Sullivan
Coleman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:37:16 PM  
The committee discussed
L.004 (Attachment D), and spoke on striking certain lines of the amendment.


03:38:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D) Lines 1-4, 12-17.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Fenberg
Gardner Excused
Liston
Sullivan
Coleman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:39:06 PM  
The committee discussed
L.005 (Attachment E).


03:40:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment E).
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Fenberg
Gardner Excused
Liston
Sullivan
Coleman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:40:47 PM  
The bill sponsor gave final remarks.


03:42:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-210, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Fenberg Yes
Gardner Excused
Liston No
Sullivan Yes
Coleman Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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