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S_SA_2021A 04/20/2021 02:03:11 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 04/20/2021
Attendance
Jaquez Lewis X
Simpson X
Sonnenberg X
Coleman X
Gonzales X
Time 02:03:11 PM to 02:30:19 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-247 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

SB21-247 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:05:39 PM  
Senator Fenberg and
Senator Holbert, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-247 to the committee.
The bill makes changes to the state legislative and congressional redistricting
process, for 2021 redistricting only, to adjust for delays in receiving
final census data.


Amendment L.001
and L.002 were distributed (Attachments A and B).
02:19:19 PM  
Senator Gonzales proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:19:57 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified to amend the bill.
02:25:15 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions regarding amendments.


02:27:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:28:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:28:45 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-247, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:30:19 PM   The committee adjourned.






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