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D327DE3F61B6B729872586AF00750F89 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1047

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Apr 6, 2021      
Location Old Supreme Court



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


03:18:42 PM  
Senator Lee, bill
sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1047 to the committee. 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.

Amendment L.008, L.010, and L.011 were distributed (Attachments C, D, and
E).
03:25:19 PM  
Senator Gonzales proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
03:27:09 PM  

Stan VanderWerf, El Paso County Commissioner, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in a neutral position on the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.

03:36:06 PM  

Commissioner Nancy Jackson, Arapahoe County Commissioner, testified to amend the bill. Amanda Gonzalez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

03:41:20 PM  
Terrance Carroll, representing Unite Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Stephanie Vigil, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Mike Maday, representing self, testified in support of the bill.


03:49:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment C).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:50:23 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment D).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:52:19 PM  
Pierce Lively, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee questions.


03:55:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment E).
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis
Simpson
Sonnenberg
Coleman
Gonzales
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:55:49 PM  
The bill sponsor gave closing remarks on the bill.


03:58:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1047, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Simpson No
Sonnenberg No
Coleman Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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