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H_SA_2018A 04/12/2018 11:38:18 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 04/12/2018
Attendance
Benavidez X
Hooton X
Humphrey X
Leonard *
Melton *
Weissman X
Williams D. X
Lontine X
Foote X
Time 11:38:18 AM to 12:42:59 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Foote
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1216 Postponed Indefinitely
SB18-196 Postponed Indefinitely
SB18-015 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1216 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:38:55 AM  

Representative Reyher, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1216.  The bill creates a special permit for youth to hunt light geese on private land as members of a youth shooting sports organization.  Representative Reyher requested the bill be postponed indefinitely.

11:41:52 AM  

Roland Halpern, Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in opposition to the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

11:46:33 AM  

Representative Reyher made concluding remarks about the bill.



11:47:33 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1216 indefinitely.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-196 - Postponed Indefinitely


11:47:42 AM  

Representative Ransom, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-196. Under current law, motor vehicle registrations expire on the last day of the month at the end of each 12-month registration period. A 30-day grace period is granted before late fees are assessed. If a vehicle is not registered with the Department of Revenue within the timeframe required by law, the vehicle owner is subject to a late fee of $25 for each month.  The total late fee is capped at $100. The bill repeals the late vehicle registration fee for all motor vehicle types, as of January 1, 2019.

11:57:30 AM  
Kirk Fry, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
12:00:05 PM  
Morgan Cullen, Colorado Municipal League, testified in opposition to the bill.
12:01:55 PM  
Tony Lombard, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in opposition to the bill.
12:03:42 PM  

Dennis Haberstumpf, ABATE of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

12:06:09 PM  
Terry Powell, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
12:11:05 PM  
Representative Ransom made concluding remarks regarding the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


12:20:44 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-196 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Benavidez No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton No
Weissman No
Williams D. Yes
Lontine No
Foote No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


12:20:56 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 18-196 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Leonard No
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. No
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-015 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:21:02 PM  

Representative Foote discussed Senate Bill 18-015.  The bill establishes the Protecting Homeowners and Deployed Military Personnel Act.  The committee heard testimony on the bill on March 21, 2018.  Representative Liston and Representative Williams made remarks regarding Senate Bill 18-015.

12:23:53 PM  

Representative Weissman explained amendment L.009 [Attachment A] and referenced an unofficial preamended bill [Attachment B]. Representative Liston and Representative Williams responded to questions from the committee regarding amendment L.009.

12:31:42 PM  

Representative Weissman answered questions from the committee regarding amendment L.009. Committee discussion about amendment L.009 ensued.



12:38:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 [Attachment A].
Moved Weissman
Seconded Humphrey
Benavidez
Hooton
Humphrey
Leonard
Melton
Weissman
Williams D.
Lontine
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:38:11 PM  
Representative Liston and Representative Williams made concluding remarks regarding the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


12:42:48 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-015, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Humphrey
Benavidez Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Leonard Yes
Melton Yes
Weissman Yes
Williams D. Yes
Lontine Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


12:42:59 PM   Committee Adjourned






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