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8368BF7D7D17554C87258226007175B9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1039

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 31, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1039 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:39:18 PM  

Representative Ransom, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1039. Under current law, regular special district elections occur on the Tuesday after the first Monday of May in every even-numbered year.  The bill changes the years that special district elections are held to odd-numbered years, and changes the term for special district directors to three years for 2020 and 2022; director terms will reset to four year terms in 2023 and 2025.  Representative Ransom provided a handout to the committee [Attachment A].

01:40:55 PM  

Merlin Klotz, Parker Water and Sanitation District and Douglas County Clerk and Recorder, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Klotz answered questions from the committee.

01:47:27 PM  

Evan Goulding, Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Goulding answered questions from the committee.

01:53:46 PM  
Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder and Colorado County Clerks Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Crane answered questions from the committee.
01:56:01 PM  
Carol Tone, League of Women Voters, testified in support of the bill.


01:59:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1039 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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