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s_lg_2017a_2017-04-25t14:03:08z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/25/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1297



SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1297 to the Committee of the W PASS







03:02 PM -- HB 17-1297



Senator Gardner, prime sponsor, discussed the provisions of HB17-1297 regarding special district meeting compensation. Current law caps the compensation that a special district board member may receive at $1,600 per year and $100 per meeting attended. The bill increases this amount to $2,400 per year and specified that special meetings include study sessions in specified circumstances. He also discussed House amendments to the bill and answered questions from the committee about persons or entities that proposed the bill.



03:04 PM



Senator Martinez Humenik distributed Amendment L.003 (Attachment C).



170425 AttachC.pdf170425 AttachC.pdf



The following person testified on the bill:



03:13 PM --
Evan Goulding, representing the Special District Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee about compensation for special district board members.



03:18 PM



The chair closed testimony. Senator Gardner closed his remarks on the bill.




03:19 PM



The committee discussed Amendment L.003. This amendment was not moved.

BILL: HB17-1297
TIME: 03:19:10 PM
MOVED: Gardner
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1297 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Aguilar
Yes
Crowder
Yes
Donovan
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







03:25 PM



The committee adjourned.








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