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D8EC2BF15EBB98A3872583CB00718882 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1124

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Mar 28, 2019      
Location LSB A



HB19-1124 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:40:06 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:48:46 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:49:03 PM  

Representative Benavidez and Representative Lontine, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1124. The bill prohibits state and local governments from assisting in the enforcement of federal immigration laws without a federal warrant. Representative Benavidez explained amendment L.004 (Attachment B), which strikes everything below the enacting clause. Representative Lontine provided two handouts to the committee (Attachments C and D).

03:10:42 PM  

Representative Benavidez answered questions from the committee. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment E). Representative Lontine answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion with the bill sponsors ensued.

03:29:08 PM  

Brad Bergford, Commission for the Protection of Constitutional Rights, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:45:21 PM  

Iman Jodeh, Interfaith Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

03:48:38 PM  

Christine Hernandez, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:51:53 PM  

Hans Meyer, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:56:12 PM  

Christopher Lasch, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

03:59:55 PM  

Norm Davey, Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:03:21 PM  

Jessica Abell, Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:06:29 PM  

Marilyn Hughes, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:09:35 PM  

Ingrid Moore, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment F).

04:14:03 PM  

Tristan Gorman, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill.

04:17:23 PM  

Denise Maes, American Civil Liberties Union, testified in support of the bill.

04:18:07 PM  

Medha Patel, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:22:12 PM  

Mariana Galvez Seminario, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill. She read a statement from Karla Gonzales Garcia.

04:25:18 PM  

Oscar Juarez, Padres & Jovenes Unidos, testified in support of the bill.

04:29:41 PM  

Representative Lontine discussed amendment L.004 and amendment L.006 (Attachment G). Representative Benavidez futher explained amendment L.006.



04:34:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment G).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Melton
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:34:12 PM  

The committee discussed amendment L.004.



04:35:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004, as amended (Attachment B).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Melton
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:35:58 PM  
Representative Benavidez and Representative Lontine made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.


04:49:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1124, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS