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945E8F6D1DBD3CC3872586D80076B0BC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-250

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date May 17, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-250 - Amended, referred to House Finance


03:36:29 PM  
The committee recessed
and came back to order.
03:40:45 PM  
Representative Caraveo and Representative Lontine, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-250 to the committee. This bill modifies and clarifies state and local election code, including provisions related to vote registration, party affiliation, ballot access, and the conduct of recalls.
03:44:33 PM  
Mr. Harvie Branscomb, representing http://electionquality.com, testified to amend the bill. Mr. Chuck Broerman, representing El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office, testified in a neutral position on the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:53:59 PM  
Ms. Martha Tierney, representing America Votes and Colorado Democratic Party, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:40 PM  
Matt Crane, representing Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:00:11 PM  
Mr. Gilbert Ortiz,
representing Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in support of
the bill.
04:01:57 PM  
Hayley Banyai-Becker, representing New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:05:14 PM  
Ms. Peg Perl, representing Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office, testified in support of the bill.
04:08:51 PM  
Salvador Hernandez, representing Mi Familia Vota, testified in support of the bill.
04:11:11 PM  
Kara Rowland, representing Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder, testified in support of the bill.
04:13:19 PM  
Caleb Thornton, representing Colorado Department of State, testified in support of the bill.
04:15:42 PM  
Ms. Karen Goldman, representing Colorado Municipal League, Colorado Municipal Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:18:43 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
04:22:27 PM  
Amendment L.016 was
distributed (Attachment A).


04:23:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016
Moved Amabile
Seconded Woodrow
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:23:24 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.


04:26:42 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-250, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Amabile
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:27:25 PM  
Written testimony
for this meeting can be found in Attachment B






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