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s_sa_2016a_2016-02-24t13:38:19z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/24/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-037



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A) to Senate Bil

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B) to Senate Bil

Postpone Senate Bill 16-037 indefinitely using a r

Refer Senate Bill 16-037, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL







01:45 PM -- SB16-037



Senator Kefalas presented Senate Bill 16-037 to the committee, along with strike-below amendment L.001 (Attachment A) and amendment L.002 (Attachment B). The bill amends the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA), focusing on digitally stored data and electronic mail messages. This bill modifies the requirements for the CORA records custodian, creating a requirement that the custodian produce records in a machine-readable standard format routinely used by that custodian. "Machine readable" is defined by the bill to mean data that can be read, written, parsed, and displayed by a computer program without the need for manual human intervention.



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01:57 PM --
Geoff Wilson, representing the Colorado Municipal League, Colorado Counties Incorporated, and the Special District Association, testified against the bill.



02:07 PM --
Richard Orf, representing Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado and Colorado Water Congress, testified against the bill.



02:12 PM --
Eric Sutherland, representing himself, testified on the bill.



02:16 PM --
Matt Cook, representing Colorado Association of School Boards, testified against the bill.



02:20 PM --
Peg Perl, representing Colorado Ethics Watch, testified in support of the bill.



02:24 PM --
Katie Dahl, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Todd Shepherd, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



02:48 PM --
Suzanne Staiert, Colorado Deputy Secretary of State, testified against the bill.



02:54 PM --
Jeff Roberts, representing the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



02:58 PM -- Natalie Menten, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.





03:03 PM



Senator Kefalas wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB16-037
TIME: 03:04:30 PM
MOVED: Jones
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A) to Senate Bill 16-037. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Jones
Ulibarri
Sonnenberg
Scott
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB16-037
TIME: 03:06:58 PM
MOVED: Jones
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B) to Senate Bill 16-037. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Jones
Ulibarri
Sonnenberg
Scott
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: SB16-037
TIME: 03:07:17 PM
MOVED: Jones
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-037, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
No
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
No
Scott
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: SB16-037
TIME: 03:16:23 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-037 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. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
No
Ulibarri
No
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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