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H_SA_2019A 04/11/2019 01:37:10 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 04/11/2019
Attendance
Duran X
Humphrey X
Landgraf X
Lontine X
Melton X
Rich X
Sirota X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 01:37:10 PM to 02:28:41 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1316 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB19-200 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB19-154 Referred to House Finance

HB19-1316 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:37:30 PM  

Representative Hansen and Representative Landgraf, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1316. The bill sets the minimum age for marriage at 16, and requires judicial approval of any marriage where a party is under the age of 18. Representative Hansen provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

01:44:54 PM  

Sterling Harris, Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, testified in support of the bill.

01:48:39 PM  

Anne Auld, Illuminate Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:51:47 PM  

Debra Johnson, Denver Clerk and Recorder, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:16 PM  

Juan Guzman, Denver Clerk and Recorder's Office, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:15 PM  

Lydia Waligorski, Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:58:40 PM  

Ms. Waligorski answered questions from the committee.

01:59:23 PM  

Representative Langraf explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The committee discussed amendment L.001.



02:01:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Lontine
Duran
Humphrey
Landgraf
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:01:29 PM  

Representative Landgraf explained amendment L.002 (Attachment C). She answered questions from the committee.



02:04:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C).
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Humphrey
Duran
Humphrey
Landgraf
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:04:26 PM  

Representative Landgraf made concluding remarks about the bill. Ms. Waligorski returned to the table to answer questions from the committee. Committee members made comments regarding the bill. Representative Landgraf answered additional questions from committee members. Committee discussion ensued.



02:11:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1316, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Landgraf
Seconded Rich
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-200 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:11:21 PM  

Representative A. Valdez, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-200. The bill makes changes to state law related to alcohol consumption at the National Western Center. Representative A. Valdez answered questions from the committee.

02:13:52 PM  

Paul Andrews, National Western Stock Show, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:38 PM  

Chris McNicholas, KM Concessions, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:36 PM  

Representative A. Valdez made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.



02:18:18 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-200 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Melton
Seconded Humphrey
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-154 - Referred to House Finance


02:18:23 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:20:35 PM  

The committee came back to order.

02:21:18 PM  

Representative Sirota, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-154. The bill continues the regulation of psychiatric technicians by the State Board of Nursing in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, which is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2019. The "2018 Sunset Review:  The Licensing and Regulation of Psychiatric Technicians" report was distributed to the committee (Attachment D).  Representative Sirota referenced a handout that she provided to the committee members prior to the meeting.

02:23:17 PM  

Vivienne Belmont, Department of Regulatory Agencies, answered questions from the committee. Representative Sirota answered questions from the committee.

02:27:10 PM  

Representative Sirota made concluding remarks about the bill. 



02:28:18 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-154 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:28:41 PM   The committee adjourned.






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