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H_SA_2019A 03/21/2019 01:32:15 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 03/21/2019
Attendance
Duran X
Humphrey X
Lontine X
Melton X
Rich X
Sirota X
Williams D. X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 01:32:15 PM to 02:27:59 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1232 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB19-1229 Amended, referred to House Finance

HB19-1232 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:32:22 PM  

Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez and Representative Catlin, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1232. The bill aligns state law with updated federal guidelines under the Indian Child Welfare Act.

01:35:14 PM  

Judge Brett Woods, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

01:38:49 PM  

Kathryn Redhorse, Colorado Department of Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

01:41:10 PM  

Jenn Collins, Denver Human Services, testified in support of the bill.

01:44:08 PM  

Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez and Representative Catlin made concluding remarks about the bill.



01:46:48 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1232 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Melton
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1229 - Amended, referred to House Finance


01:46:52 PM  

The committee recessed.

01:50:05 PM  

The committee came back to order.

01:51:01 PM  

Representative Snyder and Representative Roberts, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1229. The bill creates the Colorado Electronic Preservation of Abandoned Estate Planning Documents Act. The act provides a procedure to determine if an original estate planning document is abandoned, and the process to create an electronic estate planning document.

01:55:49 PM  

Amendment L.004 was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).  Representative Snyder and Representative Roberts answered questions about amendment L.004 and the bill.

01:58:04 PM  

Frank Hill, Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:17 PM  

Peter Bullard, Colorado Bar Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:05:00 PM  

Mr. Bullard and Mr. Hill answered questions from the committee. Representative Roberts responded to questions from the committee. Mr Bullard made additional comments to the committee.

02:11:22 PM  

Ariel Hammerquist, Legislative Council Staff, introduced herself to the committee. Representative Snyder, Ms. Hammerquist, and Representative Roberts answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion with Ms. Hammerquist and Representative Roberts ensued.

02:22:34 PM  

Representative Snyder explained amendment L.004.



02:23:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A).
Moved Melton
Seconded Lontine
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Melton
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:23:18 PM  
Representative Snyder and Representative Roberts made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.


02:27:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1229, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Melton
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Melton Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:27:59 PM   The committee adjourned.