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s_fin_2017a_2017-05-04t10:38:47z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1342



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt conceptual amendment that strikes "EARLIEST

Refer House Bill 17-1342 to the Committee of the W
Withdrawn

PASS







10:55 AM -- HB17-1342



Senator Crowder, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1342. Under current law, a county can propose a county public safety improvement tax by passing a resolution to submit a ballot question to the voters at the next general election. General elections are held in even-numbered years. This bill authorizes a county to propose such a ballot question at a biennial county election, or an election held in November of an odd-numbered year.



10:57 AM --
Miller Hudson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



10:59 AM --
Peg Ackerman, representing the County Sheriffs, testified in support of the bill.



11:00 AM --
Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. Ms. Pingenot distributed a a handout to the committee (Attachment B).



17SenateFin0504AttachB.pdf17SenateFin0504AttachB.pdf



11:03 AM



Committee discussion ensued on the merits of the bill. Mr. Hudson and Senator Crowder responded to committee questions



11:11 AM --
Jason Gelender, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to respond to committee questions.

BILL: HB17-1342
TIME: 11:17:38 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Adopt conceptual amendment that strikes "EARLIEST OF THE" from line 8 and adds "AT THE DISCRETION OF THE BOARD" after "YEAR" on line 11. This motion was withdrawn.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Kagan
Tate
Hill
Neville T.
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Withdrawn




BILL: HB17-1342
TIME: 11:20:35 AM
MOVED: Hill
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1342 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Tate
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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