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63F203F3A687061D8725850B00713C23 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 11, 2020      
Location LSB A

HB20-1289 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:36:50 PM  

Representative Kennedy, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1289.  The bill clarifies that any elector who is 17 years of age, has preregistered to vote, and will be 18 years of age on the date of the next general election may vote at any caucus, assembly, or convention, even though the elector has been affiliated with the political party less than 22 days.


The bill changes the period that a candidate for precinct committee person must have been a resident of the precinct from 30 days to 22 days before the caucus.  Additionally, the bill changes the period during which the candidate must have been affiliated with the political party from two months to 22 days before the caucus.


Lastly, any person who became 18 years old or who became a naturalized citizen during the 22 days prior to a precinct caucus may be a candidate for the office of precinct committee person despite having been affiliated with the party for less than 22 days.


Representative Kennedy provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

01:39:56 PM  

No one testified on the bill.

01:40:02 PM  

Representative Kennedy further discussed the bill.

01:40:59 PM  

Representative Kennedy answered questions from the committee.  Committee members commented on the bill.

01:44:54 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1289 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Sandridge Excused
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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