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s_sa_2018a_2018-04-23t14:37:48z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SCR18-004

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 23, 2018      
Location SCR 357



SCR18-004 - Referred to Senate Legislative Council


02:38:10 PM  
Senator Grantham and Senator Fenberg, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 18-004 to the committee. If approved by voters, the resolution establishes the Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission and requires the commission to create a congressional redistricting plan, thus removing this responsibility from the General Assembly.
02:56:15 PM  

Committee members discussed the resolution with the sponsors. The committee took testimony on Senate Concurrent Resolution 18-005 along with SCR 18-004.

02:58:23 PM  
Toni Larson, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of SCR 18-004 and SCR 18-005.
03:02:14 PM  
Mike Kopp, representing Colorado Concern, testified in support of SCR 18-004 and SCR 18-005.
03:07:58 PM  
Martha Tierney, representing herself, testified in support of SCR 18-004 and SCR 18-005.
03:10:40 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of SCR 18-004 and SCR 18-005.
03:11:08 PM  
Emily Ibach, representing the Colorado Farm Bureau, testified in support of SCR 18-004 and SCR 18-005.
03:15:07 PM  
Frank McNulty, representing himself, testified
in support of SCR 18-004 and SCR 18-005.  He responded to committee
member comments.


03:18:39 PM
Motion Refer SCR18-004 to the Committee on Legislative Council.
Moved Fenberg
Seconded
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS