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43C5B9ECE6FCC7308725850E0017A5AD Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1114

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Feb 13, 2020      
Location Old Supreme Court Chamber



HB20-1114 - Postponed Indefinitely

09:18:33 PM  

The committee recessed.

09:25:53 PM  

The committee came back to order.

09:26:06 PM  

Representative Sandridge, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1114. The bill creates a class 3 felony offense for healthcare professionals performing a sex reassignment treatment for any person under 18 years of age. Any healthcare professional who performs such a treatment is also subject to professional discipline. Representative Sandridge answered questions from the committee.

09:40:44 PM  

Aaron Salt, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.

09:43:28 PM  

Reverend Asher O'Callaghan, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Candace Woods, Inside Out Youth Services, testified in opposition to the bill.

Reverend Bonnie Sarah Spencer, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado and Episcopal Diocese of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

Reverend Nicole Garcia, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

09:56:03 PM  

Representative Kennedy submitted letters concerning House Bill 20-1114 for the public record (Attachment K).

09:57:49 PM  

Jordan Blisk, Colorado LGBT Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

Rachel Gellert, Boulder County Public Health, testified in opposition to the bill.

Dr. Jerrica Kirkley, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Julian Camera, American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

10:10:03 PM  

Jenna Clinchard, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Kellie Hatanaka, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Elysia Hassebroek-Titone, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

10:28:24 PM  

Erik Ben Klyzek, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Jennifer Pennette, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Theo Spain, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Cathy Lees, Parasol Patrol, testified in opposition to the bill.

10:46:44 PM  

Vicki Trujillo, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment L) and read statements from Jaida Trujillo and Aliya Rendon.

Autumn Brooks, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Kathy Boyer, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.  She read a statement from Moira Lees.

Nicki Weist, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:06:53 PM  

Steve Wagner, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Chris Aguliar Garcia, Queer Asterisk Therapeutic Services, read a statement in opposition to the bill from Michelle Saltis, Colorado Counseling Association.

Jacqueline Schwaderer, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

River Wood, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:26:22 PM  

Tyrone Newsom, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Mariana Galvez, representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Weston Morris, Episcopal Church in Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

Anthony Suggs, Episcopal Church in Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:41:04 PM  

Laurel Flahive, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Matt Guerrieri, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

11:53:05 PM  

Representative Sandridge made concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill. Representative Lontine read a letter from Henry Seaton into the record (Attachment M). Representative Rich read letter from Sharon Anable into the record (Attachment N).  Committee discussion on the bill ensued.

Written statements from the following members of the public were submitted for the public record (Attachment O):

  • Elizabeth Clair;
  • Thandi Glick;
  • David Pellegrino;
  • Jami Q.;
  • Rebecca Reynolds; and
  • Heather Thompson.


12:16:33 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1114 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:16:52 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1114 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 Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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