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93FE5D1CC25381118725868E0063019F Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1047

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date Mar 4, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1047 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:01:27 AM  
Vice Chair Woodrow took the chair.
11:02:33 AM  
Representative Kennedy presented House Bill 1047. The bill establishes a process for county redistricting and encourages the creation of independent county redistricting commissions. The bill is applicable only in counties where commissioners are elected by just a portion of the county.
11:09:52 AM  
The committee moved on to the witness testimony phase.
11:10:19 AM  
Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause , testified in support of the bill.
11:12:27 AM  
Nancy Jackson, representing Arapahoe County, testified to amend the bill. She also read a letter from El Paso County. The witness answered questions from the committee.
11:30:02 AM  
Kara Rowland, representing the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
11:32:19 AM  
Stephanie Vigil, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. The witness answered questions from the committee.
11:48:26 AM  
Mike Maday representing the El Paso County Democratic Party, testified in support of the bill. The witness answered questions from the committee.
11:58:57 AM  
Representative Kennedy introduced amendment L.001 (Attachment A) and amendment L.003 (Attachment B).


12:03:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Bernett
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:04:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Amabile
Amabile
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:04:15 PM  
Representative Kennedy offered closing remarks on House Bill 1047. The committee provided final comments.


12:14:11 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1047, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Williams No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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