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S_SA_2021A 05/27/2021 02:09:15 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 05/27/2021
Attendance
Holbert X
Jaquez Lewis X
Simpson X
Coleman X
Gonzales X
Time 02:09:15 PM to 03:05:33 PM
Place Old Supreme Court
This Meeting was called to order by Gonzales
This Report was prepared by Anne Wallace
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1229 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1313 Referred to Senate Appropriations
HB21-1307 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1297 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Conf 21-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:10:15 PM  
Greg Dorman, Department
of Military and Veterans Affairs, introduced the appointees to the Colorado
Board of Veterans Affairs. He summarized their experiences and backgrounds
for the committee.




Lacey Golonka, appointee to the Board, appeared remotely and described
her experience and interest in serving on the Board. Her resume and application
may be found in the State Archives.  


02:20:14 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Lacey Golonka to the Conf 21-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation 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
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 21-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:20:23 PM  
Jasmine Motupalli,
appointee to the Board, appeared remotely and described her experience
and interest in serving on the Board. her resume and application may be
found in the State Archives.


02:20:44 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Jasmine Motupalli to the Conf 21-Veterans Affairs — Colorado Board Of to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation 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



HB21-1229 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:20:54 PM  
Senator Fields, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1229. The bill makes several changes to the regulations for home owners’ associations.
02:23:01 PM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:23:35 PM  
John Meeks, American Resort Development Association (ARDA), testified in an amend position.
02:26:26 PM  
Amendment L.026 was
distributed (Attachment A).


02:27:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.026 (Attachment A).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Holbert
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:27:47 PM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


02:31:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1229, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Holbert No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1313 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:32:25 PM  
Senator Gonzales, bill sponsor, presented HB 21-1313. The bill allows the Office of the Child Protection Ombudsman (CPO) to self-initiate an independent and impartial investigation and ongoing review of the safety and well-being of unaccompanied immigrant children residing in a state-licensed residential child care facility and who are in the custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.
02:34:37 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be found in
Attachment B.
02:34:48 PM  
Lisa Ward, representing Denver Health, testified in support of the bill. Deputy Child Protection Ombudsman Jordan Steffen, representing The Office of Colorado's Child Protection Ombudsman, was available to answer committee questions.


02:39:51 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1313 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Holbert No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1307 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:40:27 PM  
Senator Donovan,
bill sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1307. Witness testimony on the bill
was taken at a prior meeting.
02:41:54 PM  
The committee discussed
the bill and a previouly moved amendment.


02:49:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment C).
Moved Holbert
Seconded
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Simpson Yes
Coleman No
Gonzales No
YES: 2   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:50:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1307 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Holbert No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1297 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:51:00 PM  
Senator Buckner and Senator Sonnenberg, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 21-1297. The bill establishes requirements and restrictions on health insurance carrier and pharmacy benefit manager business practices, and establishes standards for responding to consumer requests for benefit data.
02:51:01 PM  
Senator Gonzales
proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony may be
found in Attachment D.
02:59:12 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.


03:05:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1297 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Holbert
Seconded
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson Yes
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:05:33 PM   The committee adjourned.






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