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54D6CCD62ED25997872584FF0070DCA1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1156

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 30, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1156 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:32:46 PM  

Representative Froelich and Representative McKean, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1156. The bill makes various changes to the Colorado Municipal Election Code, including:

 

• adding an alternative affirmation to be included with absentee ballots for active military/overseas voters;

• eliminating the requirement for mail ballots to include a ballot stub and duplicate stub;

• changing the deadlines for filing candidate nominating petitions and withdrawing a nomination; and

• changing the wording of the self-affirmation that appears on the return envelope for mail ballots.

Representative Froelich explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A).

01:35:18 PM  
Heather Stauffer, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
01:36:07 PM  
Karen Goldman, Colorado Municipal Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:39:57 PM  

Representative McKean further discussed amendment L.001.



01:40:12 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Kipp
Duran
Humphrey
Kipp
Lontine
Rich
Sirota Excused
Williams D. Excused
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:40:13 PM  
Representative McKean made concluding remarks about the bill.


01:42:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1156, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Kipp Yes
Lontine Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Excused
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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