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C644CE4AEDCEACFE872583E0007EBB62 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location LSB A

SB19-229 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

05:04:17 PM  

Representative Mullica and Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-229. The bill allows a candidate committee to spend campaign contributions for reasonable and necessary childcare expenses that the candidate incurs directly in connection with his or her campaign. The committee is required to disclose these expenditures in the same manner as any other campaign expenditures. Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez distributed a letter in support of the bill from Secretary of State Jena Griswold (Attachment H).

05:09:53 PM  

Representative Mullica and Representative Gonzales-Guiterrez answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion with the bill sponsors ensued.

05:15:25 PM  

Andrea Wilkins, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:16:45 PM  

Hazel Gibson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

05:18:55 PM  

Jacob Lilly, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

05:21:12 PM  

Karla Gonzales Garcia, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.

05:24:25 PM  

Patrick Potyondy, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

05:26:32 PM  

Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez and Representative Mullica provided concluding remarks about Senate Bill 19-229. Committee members commented on the bill.

05:37:46 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-229 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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