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Date: 04/18/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SCR16-001



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-001 indef

Refer Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-001 to the C
PASS

FAIL







01:54 PM -- SCR16-001



Senator Steadman presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-001 to the committee. The resolution refers a ballot question to voters in the November 2016 election that, if passed, would repeal several provisions in the Colorado Constitution deemed obsolete as a result of being found unconstitutional by the courts. The bill includes the repeal of:



the "previous participation requirement" related to recall elections in Article XXI;



language in Article XXVIII that prohibits expenditures that expressly advocate for the election of a candidate and that prohibits corporations or labor unions from providing funding for electioneering communication;



four definitions that appear in Section 2 of Article XXVIII;



Sections 15, 16, and 17 of Article XXVIII, which deal with sole source government contracts;



Section 30b of Article II, which prohibits the state from establishing protected status based on homosexual, lesbian, or bisexual orientation; and



Section 31 of Article II, which states that only a marriage between one man and one woman is recognized as valid by the state.

BILL: SCR16-001
TIME: 01:56:27 PM
MOVED: Ulibarri
MOTION: Refer Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-001 to the Committee of the Whole. 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: SCR16-001
TIME: 01:57:31 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-001 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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