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h_sa_2016a_2016-04-11t13:41:29z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/11/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1369



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1369 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 16-1369 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







03:34 PM -- HB16-1369



The committee reconvened.



Representative Rosenthal, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1369 to the committee and provided a handout (Attachment C). Under current law, a voter that shows his or her completed ballot in a way that discloses its contents commits a criminal misdemeanor offense. This bill eliminates the criminal offense for a voter who discloses his or her completed ballot through electronic means. This bill also clarifies that it is a criminal misdemeanor offense to take a photograph of another voter's ballot.



16HouseState0411AttachC.pdf16HouseState0411AttachC.pdf



Committee members discussed the bill with Representative Rosenthal.



04:07 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.



04:16 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, testified against the bill.





04:23 PM



Representative Rosenthal wrapped up his presentation of the bill.





04:29 PM



Bob Lackner, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee member questions.



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1369
TIME: 04:37:13 PM
MOVED: Tyler
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1369 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 3-6.
SECONDED: Wist
VOTE
Foote
No
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Neville P.
Yes
Primavera
No
Tyler
Yes
Wist
Yes
Lontine
No
Ryden
No
YES: 3 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB16-1369
TIME: 04:38:55 PM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1369 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Foote
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
No
Neville P.
No
Primavera
Yes
Tyler
No
Wist
No
Lontine
Yes
Ryden
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







04:39 PM



The committee adjourned.


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