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1B30AB7FFE72A96E872583D1006B9A93 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 3, 2019      
Location HCR 0112

SB19-139 - Referred to House Appropriations

01:35:23 PM  

Representative Galindo introduced Senate Bill 19-139 concerning the issuance by the Department of Revenue of identification documents to people who are not lawfully present in Colorado on a permanent basis.  The bill requires the issuance of these documents in ten or more offices throughout the state.

01:38:53 PM  

Representative Singer made introductory remarks about the bill.

01:39:08 PM  

The committee questioned the bill sponsors about road safety, costs for the additional offices, and space for the additional offices.

01:45:30 PM  

Maggie Gomez, representing the Center for Health Progress,read testimony from Gloria Perez, who is in support of the bill.

01:48:46 PM  

Sienna Mann, representing the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, read testimony from Denise Rodriguez, who is in support of the bill. Denise Rodriguez represented the Hispanic Affairs Project.

01:52:34 PM  

Marissa Molina, representing FWD.US, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:42 PM  

The committee questioned the witnesses about the importance of licenses for those working in agriculture.

01:57:15 PM  

Elder Norm Davey, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

01:58:40 PM  

Brent Spahn, representing the Division of Motor Vehicles, answered questions about staff for the program, costs for the program in terms of start up versus continued implementation, gaps in revenue versus costs for the program, new offices versus existing offices, and specific office locations.

02:08:53 PM  

The sponsors made closing remarks about the bill.

02:12:56 PM  

The committee made closing remarks about the bill.

02:17:33 PM  

The committee recessed for a few minutes.

02:18:23 PM  

The committee returned to order.

02:19:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-139 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Galindo
Seconded Valdez A.
Carver No
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Galindo Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Lewis No
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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