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s_sa_2016a_2016-04-20t13:38:17z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SCR16-006



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-006 to the C PASS







02:27 PM -- SCR16-006



Senator Ulibarri presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-006 to the committee, along with a packet of handouts (Attachment D). The Colorado constitution prohibits slavery or involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime for which a person has been convicted. This concurrent resolution refers a ballot question to the voters to remove this exception.



16SenateState0420AttachD.pdf16SenateState0420AttachD.pdf



02:29 PM --
Sister Lee McNeil, representing Together Colorado, testified in support of the resolution.



02:32 PM --
Pastor Amanda Henderson, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, and Pastor Del Phillips, representing himself, testified in support of the resolution.



02:37 PM --
Christine Watson, representing the League of Women Voters, testified in support of the resolution.



02:40 PM --
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley, representing the ACLU of Colorado, testified in support of the resolution.



02:42 PM --
Roshan Bliss, representing the Denver Justice Project, testified in support of the resolution.





02:44 PM



Senator Ulibarri wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: SCR16-006
TIME: 02:45:03 PM
MOVED: Ulibarri
MOTION: Refer Senate Concurrent Resolution 16-006 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Hill
Yes
Jones
Yes
Ulibarri
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Scott
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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