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H_SA_2022A 03/21/2022 01:38:41 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date 03/21/2022
Attendance
Amabile X
Bacon X
Bernett X
Bockenfeld X
Boesenecker X
Bradfield X
Neville X
Valdez A. X
Woog X
Woodrow X
Kennedy X
Time 01:38:41 PM to 02:48:19 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kennedy
This Report was prepared by Amanda King
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB22-076 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB22-105 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB22-1059 Postponed Indefinitely

SB22-076 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:39:02 PM  

Representative Mullica, prime bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-076, concerning complaints related to a person's authorization to practice an occupation for acts committed while the person is serving in an official capacity. The bill requires Department of Regulatory Agencies to dismiss an anonymous complaint made against a person holding an occupational license, certificate, or registration if the complaint arises from words said or actions committed when they were an elected official.

01:42:15 PM  
Representative Mullica responded to questions from the committee.
01:54:12 PM  
Lloyd Guthrie, representing self, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Guthrie responded to questions from the committee.
02:03:23 PM  
Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment A).
02:03:55 PM  
Representative Mullica made concluding remarks about the bill. He responded to questions from the committee. Committee members made comments regarding the bill.


02:11:46 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-076 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Woog
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield Yes
Neville Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Woog Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-105 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:11:56 PM  

Representative McLachlan, prime bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-105, concerning an annual address by tribal representatives to a joint session of the General Assembly. The bill requires that the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives annually invite the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe to address a joint session of the General Assembly.

02:13:20 PM  
Representative McLachlan responded to questions from the committee.
02:17:04 PM  

Representative McLachlan made concluding remarks about the bill.



02:18:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-105 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Amabile
Seconded Bernett
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield Yes
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Woog No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1059 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:18:21 PM  

The committee recessed.

02:25:38 PM  
The committee came
back to order.

Representative Soper, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1059,
concerning a requirement that any bill that imposes, increases, or authorizes
the imposition of a fee be approved by a two-thirds vote of all members
elected to each house of the General Assembly to become law. The bill requires
that certain bills must be passed by a two-thirds vote of all members on
final passage in each chamber of the General Assembly.  The two-thirds
vote requirement applies if the bill:
  • imposes a new
    fee;
  • authorizes the
    imposition of a new fee;
  • increases an existing
    fee; or
  • authorizes the
    increase of an existing fee.
02:29:46 PM  
Representative Soper responded to questions from the committee.
02:30:26 PM  
Angel Merlos, representing The LIBRE Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
02:32:57 PM  
Cameron Hill, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:35:23 PM  
Joshua Carver, representing Americans for Prosperity, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:08 PM  
Maud Naroll, representing
the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in opposition to the
bill.

Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment B).
02:39:45 PM  
Representative Soper made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


02:47:25 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1059 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Bradfield
Seconded Woog
Amabile No
Bacon No
Bernett No
Bockenfeld Yes
Boesenecker No
Bradfield Yes
Neville Yes
Valdez A. No
Woog Yes
Woodrow No
Kennedy No
YES: 4   NO: 7   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


02:47:45 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1059 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 Woodrow
Seconded Valdez A.
Amabile Yes
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld No
Boesenecker Yes
Bradfield No
Neville No
Valdez A. Yes
Woog No
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:48:19 PM   The committee adjourned.






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