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H_SA_2019A 03/26/2019 04:36:36 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 03/26/2019
Attendance
Caraveo X
Duran X
Humphrey X
Lontine X
Rich X
Sirota X
Williams D. X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Time 04:36:36 PM to 06:09:13 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB19-1239 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB19-1248 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB19-1239 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:37:59 PM  

Representative Caraveo and Representative Tipper, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1239. The bill creates the 2020 Census Outreach Grant Program in the Department of Local Affairs to provide grants to eligible recipients in order to support an accurate census count in 2020. The members received three handouts (Attachment A through Attachment C).

04:51:20 PM  

Allie Morgan, Colorado Health Institute, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.

04:54:18 PM  

Andy Karsian, Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.

04:56:02 PM  

Duronya Freeman, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.

05:00:03 PM  

Esther Turcios, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.

05:02:51 PM  

Sarah Hughes, Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.

05:05:59 PM  

Gini Pingenot, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.

05:09:31 PM  

Morgan Cullen, Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

05:10:23 PM  

Rich Mauro, Denver Regional Council of Governments, testified in support of the bill.

05:12:57 PM  

Theresa Anselmo, Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, testified in support of the bill.

05:17:11 PM  

Jean Fredlund, League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:19:38 PM  

Bob Brocker, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment D).

05:22:31 PM  

Mark Turner, Colorado Nonprofit Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:24:42 PM  

Lila Cummings, Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.

05:27:27 PM  

Kelly Erb, Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.

05:29:46 PM  

Patrick Potyondy, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

05:34:23 PM  

Representative Tipper explained amendment L.002 (Attachment E).



05:34:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment E).
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Caraveo
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:34:32 PM  

Representative Tipper explained amendment L.003 (Attachment F).



05:35:13 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment F).
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Duran
Caraveo
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Rich
Sirota
Williams D.
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:35:14 PM  

Representative Caraveo and Representative Tipper provided concluding remarks about the bill. Representative Tipper answered questions from the committee.



05:40:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1239, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Caraveo
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Caraveo Yes
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich Yes
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB19-1248 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


05:40:32 PM  

Representative Cutter and Representative Weissman, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1248. The bill requires lobbyists to provide additional disclosure statements to the Secretary of State during a regular or special session when they agree to lobby in connection with a new bill or take a new position on an existing bill for either a new or existing client. It also clarifies existing requirements concerning disclosure of the client who employs a lobbyist. A handout was distributed to the committee (Attachment G).

05:49:22 PM  

Representative Weissman explained amendment L.002 and amendment L.003 (Attachment H and Attachment I).

05:53:40 PM  

Representative Weissman answered questions from the committee.

05:55:08 PM  

Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Department of State, testified in support of the bill.

06:00:20 PM  

Representative Weissman answered questions from the committee.

06:02:11 PM  

Patrick Potyondy, Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.

06:04:16 PM  

Representative Weissman further discussed amendment L.002 and amendment L.003.

06:05:07 PM  

The committee discussed amendment L.002 and amendment L.003.



06:06:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment H).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Caraveo Yes
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:06:40 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment I).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Caraveo Yes
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
06:06:41 PM  
Representative Weissman and Representative Cutter made concluding remarks about the bill.


06:08:59 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1248, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Caraveo Yes
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine 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


06:09:13 PM   The committee adjourned.