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h_jud_2016a_2016-03-24t13:36:54z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/24/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1396



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1396 to the Committee of the W PASS







07:28 PM -- HB16-1396



Representative Lebsock, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1396, concerning changing outdated references to aliens in the Colorado Revised Statutes with respect to Colorado programs. Representative Lebsock explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. Representative Lebsock responded to questions regarding the effect of the bill on substantive law, and the potential for language stricken by the bill to find its way into statute in the future. Representative Lebsock responded to further questions regarding the impact of the bill on language used in federal law, and the process by which language is used in future legislation. Representative Lebsock explained the genesis of the legislation. The following person testified regarding HB 16-1396:



07:39 PM --
Mr. Antonio Esquibel, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Esquibel explained that the term "illegal immigrant" is not an accurate legal concept, and discussed the importance of using accurate terms.





07:43 PM



No amendments were offered to HB 16-1396. Various committee members provided their positions on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1396
TIME: 07:44:02 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1396 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-1.
SECONDED: Melton
VOTE
Carver
No
Court
Yes
Dore
Yes
Foote
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Willett
Excused
Lee
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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