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H_SA_2020A 02/18/2020 01:32:38 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 02/18/2020
Attendance
Duran X
Humphrey X
Lontine X
Rich X
Sirota X
Williams D. X
Woodrow X
Jaquez Lewis X
Kennedy X
Time 01:32:38 PM to 02:33:47 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1269 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1168 Postponed Indefinitely

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1269 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:32:45 PM  

Representative Neville, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1269. The bill creates a program for children directly affected by a public school safety incident to receive funding from the state that allows them to attend a nonpublic school or home school. Representative Neville answered questions from the committee.

01:41:47 PM  

Tyler Sandberg, Ready Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee. Representative Neville responded to comments from the committee members.

01:47:56 PM  

Kevin Vick, Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:51:13 PM  

Evie Hudak, Colorado PTA, testified in opposition to the bill.

01:55:19 PM  

Andrew O'Connor, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

01:59:09 PM  

Representative Neville made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



02:05:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1269 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Williams D.
Seconded Rich
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:05:54 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1269 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 Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Sirota
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1168 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:06:02 PM  

Representative Sandridge, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1168. The bill expands immunity from criminal prosecution and civil liability to the use of physical force, including deadly physical force, by an owner, manager, or employee of a business when another person makes an unlawful entry into a place of business when that person has a reasonable belief that the other person has committed, is committing, or intends to commit a crime against the place of business, and believes the other person might use physical force against any owner, manager, or employee of the place of business. Representative Sandridge answered questions from the committee.

02:12:58 PM  

Greg Brophy, National Rifle Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:24 PM  

Taylor Rhodes, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, testified in support of the bill.

02:17:00 PM  

Robert Edmiston, Firearms Coalition of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

02:19:44 PM  

Mr. Edmiston answered questions from the committee.

02:20:52 PM  

Kathy Kilmer, Colorado Ceasefire, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:24:42 PM  

Eileen McCarron, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:26:25 PM  

Andrew O'Connor, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B).

02:28:26 PM  
Representative Sandridge made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.


02:33:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1168 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Humphrey
Seconded Williams D.
Duran No
Humphrey Yes
Lontine No
Rich Yes
Sirota No
Williams D. Yes
Woodrow No
Jaquez Lewis No
Kennedy No
YES: 3   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:33:37 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1168 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 Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Duran
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Williams D. No
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:33:47 PM   The committee adjourned.






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