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H_SA_2021A 05/06/2021 11:24:18 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date 05/06/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bacon *
Bernett X
Bockenfeld X
Duran X
Hanks X
Neville E
Valdez A. X
Williams X
Woodrow X
Kennedy X
Time 11:24:18 AM to 12:08:19 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Ryan Dudley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-132 Postponed Indefinitely
HB21-1277 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1287 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB21-132 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:24:31 AM  
Representative Titone, bill sponsor, reminded the committee of Senate Bill 21-132. The bill requires the Joint Technology Committee to study whether and how the General Assembly could address, through legislation, consumer protection concerns related to digital communications platforms during the 2021 legislative interim.
11:25:49 AM  
The bill sponsor asked the committee to postpone indefinitely the bill. The committee then discussed the bill.


11:27:36 AM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 21-132 indefinitely.
Moved Bernett
Seconded Williams
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Hanks Yes
Neville Excused
Valdez A. Yes
Williams Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1277 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:27:46 AM  
Representatives Will
and Valdez, D., bill sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1277.  The
bill codifies current practices regarding eligibility for public assistance
for funeral, burial, and cremation expenses.
11:31:07 AM  
Danielle Dunaway, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
11:34:13 AM  
Ms. Dunaway answered
questions from the committee.
11:39:26 AM  
The committee took
a brief recess.
11:48:14 AM  
The bill sponsors and committee members offered closing remarks on the bill.


11:49:38 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1277 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Duran
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Hanks Yes
Neville Excused
Valdez A. Yes
Williams Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1287 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:49:44 AM  
Representatives Soper and Gonzalez-Gutierrez, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1287. The bill authorizes county clerk and recorders to allow parties to a proposed marriage or civil union to satisfy certain requirements without appearing in person.
11:51:01 AM  
Victoria Ortega and
Rachel Duran-Zimmer, both representing Denver Clerk and Recorder Office,
testified in support of the bill.
12:01:50 PM  
The bill sponsors offered amendment L.001 (Attachment A) and amendment L.002 (Attachment B).


12:03:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville Excused
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:04:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville Excused
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:04:41 PM  
The bill sponsors offered closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee also made closing comments.


12:07:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1287, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Hanks Yes
Neville Excused
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:08:19 PM   The committee adjourned.






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