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D014FC0477E28147872584FF00831741 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1073

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jan 30, 2020      
Location LSB A



HB20-1073 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:51:55 PM  

The committee recessed.

04:55:45 PM  

The committee came back to order.  Representative Kennedy and Representative Larson, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1073. The bill requires the creation of independent county commissioner redistricting commissions in any county where commissioners are elected by just a portion of the county as a whole. Representative Kennedy provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments P and Q).

05:03:14 PM  

Representative Kennedy discussed amendment L.001 and amendment L.002 (Attachments R and S).

05:06:22 PM  
Representative Kennedy and Representative Larson answered questions from the committee.
05:17:23 PM  
Olivia Mendoza, All On The Line, testified in support of the bill.
05:19:52 PM  

Martha Tierney, America Votes, testified in support of the bill.

05:21:24 PM  
Patrick Potyondy, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.
05:24:13 PM  
Mr. Potyondy answered questions from the committee.
05:30:53 PM  

Commissioner Nancy Jackson, Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners, testified in opposition to the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment T).

05:31:36 PM  
Commissioner Mark Waller, El Paso County Board of County Commissioners, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:43:49 PM  

Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Incorporated, testified in opposition to the bill.

05:44:36 PM  
Chuck Broerman, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:51:18 PM  

Mr. Broerman and Commissioner Waller answered questions from the committee.

06:00:14 PM  
Celeste Landry, representing herself, testified on the bill.
06:04:51 PM  

Representative Kennedy further discussed amendment L.001.

06:06:36 PM  

Representative Kennedy further explained amendment L.002.



06:06:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment R).
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Sirota
Duran
Humphrey
Kipp
Lontine
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:07:15 PM  
Representative Kennedy answered questions about amendment L.002.


06:09:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment S).
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Kipp
Duran
Humphrey
Kipp
Lontine
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:09:35 PM  

Representative Larson and Representative Kennedy made concluding remarks regarding the bill. Committee members made comments about the bill.



06:23:13 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1073, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Lontine
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Kipp Yes
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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