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8E0A940EEBAF3A9587258AD9005EF377 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1236

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Mar 7, 2024      
Location LSB A



HB24-1236 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:17:08 AM  
Representative Holtorf
and Representative Parenti, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill
24-1236, concerning the creation of "Women Veterans Appreciation Day."
The bill establishes June 12 as “Women Veterans Appreciation Day,” an
observed state holiday. Representative Holtorf and Representative Parenti
provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D) and responded to questions
from the committee.
10:30:40 AM  
Sheila Scanlon, representing
the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs, testified in support of the bill.
Amy Demenge, representing the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
(DMVA) testified in support of the bill.  Paula Sarlls, representing
the Women Marines Association - Colorado Chapter, testified in support
of the bill. Parker White, representing the DMVA, testified in support
of the bill. The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
10:44:11 AM  
Tanya Harris, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill. Sherri Cable Lafferty, representing
the American Legion Post 206, testified in support of the bill. Committee
members commented on the testimony provided by the witnesses.




Written testimony
was provided to the committee (Attachment E).
10:49:20 AM  
Representative Holtorf and Representative Parenti provided concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


11:02:10 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 24-1236 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Parenti
Seconded Willford
Bottoms Yes
Bradley Yes
Brown Yes
DeGraaf Yes
Epps No
Parenti Yes
Ricks Excused
Rutinel Yes
Willford Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Woodrow Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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