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BA7F23143D1873AF872586BF0061DAC8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1051

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 22, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB21-1051 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:48:58 AM  
Senator Pettersen and Senator Liston, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1051. The bill allows a public body to name a single finalist for an executive position, and modifies the application materials that are subject to public records requests.

The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

11:59:05 AM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted witness testimony
may be found in Attachment H.
11:59:45 AM  
Russell Weisfield,
representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Jeff Roberts, representing
Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, testified in opposition to the
bill. Susan Greene, representing Colorado Press Association and Colorado
News Collaborative, testified in opposition to the bill. The witness panel
responded to committee questions.
12:11:22 PM  
Carrie Lamitie, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Natalie Menten, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:16:47 PM  
Eric Maxfield, representing self, testified to amend the bill. The witness responded to committee questions.
12:20:37 PM  
Michael Valdez, representing Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Heather Stauffer, representing Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill. Matt Cook, representing Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
12:31:20 PM  
Tonya Thompson, representing Academy District 20, testified in support of the bill. Tom LaValley, representing Academy District 20, testified in support of the bill.
12:37:31 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.
12:41:35 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


12:42:32 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1051 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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