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S_SA_2021A 05/18/2021 02:25:32 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 05/18/2021
Attendance
Holbert X
Jaquez Lewis X
Simpson X
Coleman X
Gonzales X
Time 02:25:32 PM to 03:14:16 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1274 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1277 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB21-1287 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

HB21-1274 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:26:00 PM  
Senator Zenzinger
and Senator Hisey, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1274. The bill
requires the Department of Personnel and Administration (DPA) to maintain,
annually update, and post online an inventory of unused, state-owned, real
property. The department must determine if any such property is suitable
for the construction of affordable housing or renewable energy facilities,
with consultation from the State Architect, the Department of Local Affairs,
and other subject matter experts.



The bill sponsors distributed amendment L.007 to the committee (Attachment
A).
02:33:27 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
02:36:54 PM  
Senator Gonzales proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:37:28 PM  
Tobin Follenweider,
DPA, testified in support of the bill. Tana Lane, DPA, testified in support
of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.


02:49:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment A).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Holbert
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:49:52 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks.


02:50:45 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1274, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1277 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:51:14 PM  
Senator Liston and
Senator Pettersen, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1277. The bill
codifies current practices regarding elgibility for public assistance for
funeral, burial, and cremation expenses.
02:53:16 PM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:53:26 PM  
Danielle Dunaway, representing Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.


03:00:11 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1277 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1287 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


03:00:33 PM  
Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, 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.
03:03:04 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill.
03:04:02 PM  
Paul Lopez, representing
Denver Clerk and Recorder, testified in support of the bill. Victoria Ortega,
representing Denver Deputy Clerk and Recorder, testified in support of
the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions. Rachel Duran-Zimmer,
representing Representing Denver Clerk and Recorder Office, was available
to answer committee questions.


03:14:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1287 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:14:16 PM   The committee adjourned.






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