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0A6EC554D48B67D1872588050077D1AE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1204

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Mar 14, 2022      
Location Old State Library



HB22-1204 - Postponed Indefinitely

03:48:49 PM  
Representative Hanks, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1204. This bill makes numerous changes to the conduct of elections, including requiring in-person voting at a precinct polling place on election day and limiting the use of mail ballots to certain absentee voting situations. The committee asked questions to the sponsor.
04:51:49 PM  
Written testimony on the bill can found at Attachment C.
04:55:46 PM  
Michelle Burdick, representing self, testified in support of the bill. The committee asked questions to the witness.
05:06:25 PM  
A panel of witnesses testified on the bill. Caleb Thornton, representing Colorado Department of State, testified in opposition to the bill. Justin Grantham, representing Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Gilbert Ortiz, representing Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in opposition to the bill. The committee asked questions to the panel.
05:34:19 PM  
A panel of witnesses testified on the bill. Michael Neil, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill. Morgan Royal, representing New Era Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Salvador Hernandez, representing Mi Familia Vota, testified in opposition to the bill. Cameron Hill, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in opposition to the bill. The committee asked questions to the panel.
05:58:21 PM  
A panel of witnesses testified on the bill. Misha White, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. Carolyn Boller, representing Alliance for Retired Americans, testified in opposition to the bill. Jess Rosero, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Amber McReynolds, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. The committee asked questions to the panel.
06:17:00 PM  
A panel of witnesses testified on the bill. Morgan Buchanan, representing International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, testified in opposition to the bill. Maggie Gomez, representing State Innovation Exchange Action, testified in opposition to the bill. Rosario C De Baca, representing Communications Workers of America, testified in opposition to the bill. Talaya Banks, representing Soul 2 Soul Sisters, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:31:22 PM  
Curtis Chong, representing the National Federation of the Blind, testified in opposition to the bill. The committee asked questions to the witness.
06:31:23 PM  
The bill sponsor
presented amendments L.001 (Attachment D), L.002 (Attachment E), L.003
(Attachment F), and L.005 (Attachment G).


06:39:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Amendment D).
Moved Neville
Seconded Bockenfeld
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Neville
Valdez A.
Woog
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:41:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Neville
Seconded Bockenfeld
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Neville
Valdez A.
Woog
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:42:55 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F).
Moved Neville
Seconded Bockenfeld
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Neville
Valdez A.
Woog
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:43:46 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment G).
Moved Neville
Seconded Bockenfeld
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Boesenecker
Bradfield
Neville
Valdez A.
Woog
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:43:55 PM  
The bill sponsor
and committee gave final remarks.


07:11:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1204, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Neville
Seconded Bockenfeld
Amabile No
Bacon No
Bernett No
Bockenfeld Yes
Boesenecker No
Bradfield No
Neville Yes
Valdez A. No
Woog No
Woodrow No
Kennedy No
YES: 2   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


07:12:06 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1204 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield Yes
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Woog Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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