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66E9F891462D9696872583910075EC15 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 29, 2019      
Location LSB A

HB19-1111 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:28:04 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:34:46 PM  

The committee came back to order. Representative Baisley, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1111. The bill requires the state Attorney General's office to organize and provide an annual training of at least one hour in length to members of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission regarding the state's obligation of religious neutrality and consistency when considering claims that involve freedom of speech or free exercise of religion. The annual training must be provided no later than November 15 of each year beginning in 2019. Representative Baisley distributed two handouts to the committee (Attachments C and D).

02:46:38 PM  
Dawn Howard, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified on the bill.
02:51:24 PM  

Brad Bergford, Commission for the Protection of Constitutional Rights, testified in opposition to the bill. Committee members made comments. Representative Baisley responded to member comments.

02:55:54 PM  

Barry Roseman, Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr Roseman answered questions from the committee.

03:01:40 PM  
Representative Baisley made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.

03:08:12 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1111 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Rich
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Melton Excused
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 5   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL

03:08:31 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1111 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
Melton Excused
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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