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2BBCFECC87A30E5F872585290083C91B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1359

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 12, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1359 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


05:59:30 PM  

Representative Weissman provided an explanation of the procedures allowing for House Bill 20-1369 to be heard in committee, even though it was not on the committee agenda.

06:03:20 PM  
Majority Leader Garnett and Minority Leader Neville, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1359, concerning ballot access modifications due to public health concerns.
06:13:28 PM  

Committee discussion ensued and the bill sponsors responded to committee questions..

06:18:23 PM  
Michael Stapleton, representing the Colorado Libertarian Party, spoke to the bill.

Martha Tierny, representing the Colorado Democratic Party, spoke to the bill.

Chris Murray, representing the Colorado Republican Party, spoke to the bill.

Mr. Murray and Ms. Tierney responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill.

06:31:32 PM  
Representative Garnett came back to the table to address questions regarding assembly requirements for minor state parties.
06:37:33 PM  

Representative Roberts distributed and explained Amendment L.001 (Attachment F). Mr. Murray and Ms. Tierney responded to questions regarding standing rules for the nomination of candidates from the floor of an assembly. Rules could be amended by each party to address that issue.



06:45:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Roberts
Seconded Herod
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:46:06 PM  

Rep Tipper moved a conceptual amendment. The conceptual amendment would amend the bill as follows: "Page 6, line 12, strike held and substitute completed". Committee discussion ensued regarding the amendment.



06:48:00 PM
Motion Page 6 line 12, strike held and substitute completed
Moved Tipper
Seconded Herod
Benavidez
Bockenfeld
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
McKean
Roberts
Tipper
Herod
Weissman
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:48:01 PM  
The bill sponsors made concluding comments on the bill.


06:50:10 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1359, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McKean
Seconded Herod
Benavidez Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Carver Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
McKean Yes
Roberts Yes
Tipper Yes
Herod Yes
Weissman Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
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