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h_sa_2016a_2016-04-20t11:37:04z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-083



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Bill 16-083 indefinitely. The moti

Refer Senate Bill 16-083 to the Committee on Appro
PASS

FAIL







11:53 AM -- SB16-083



Representative Joshi, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-083 to the committee. This bill modifies the list of allowable documents used for voter identification to remove non-photo identification, and require that any identification shown for voter verification purposes contains a photo of the eligible voter. The bill also clarifies that certain persons eligible for a free state-issued identification card under current law may receive one and use it for voting purposes.



11:56 AM --
Jennifer Levin, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



12:02 PM --
Tim Griesmer, representing the Secretary of State, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.



12:07 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



12:10 PM --
Chuck Broerman, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee member questions.



12:26 PM --
Kate Cohen, representing the Colorado Public Interest Research Group, testified against the bill.



12:28 PM --
Phil Ross, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



12:31 PM --
Elizabeth Steele, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified against the bill.



12:35 PM --
Jean Nofles, representing AARP, testified against the bill.





12:39 PM



Representative Joshi wrapped up his presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: SB16-083
TIME: 12:44:47 PM
MOVED: Neville P.
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-083 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Leonard
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
No
Wist
Yes
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






BILL: SB16-083
TIME: 12:46:35 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-083 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Wist
No
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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