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s_sa_2016a_2016-05-09t12:19:41z12 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/09/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1464



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 16-1464 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 16-1464 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







02:02 PM -- HB16-1464



Senator Martinez Humenik presented House Bill 16-1464 to the committee. This bill grants newspaper publishers, advertisers, and readers the right to pursue civil action against a person who steals newspapers or who interferes with newspaper distribution.



In any civil action brought under the bill,



a prevailing plaintiff is entitled to actual damages;

a prevailing publisher is entitled to a civil penalty of ten dollars for each newspaper obtained illegally; and

the prevailing party is entitled to attorneys fees and costs.



02:09 PM --
Greg Romberg, representing the Colorado Press Association, testified in support of the bill.





02:13 PM



The committee recessed.





02:52 PM



The committee reconvened.

BILL: HB16-1464
TIME: 02:53:15 PM
MOVED: Ulibarri
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1464 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: HB16-1464
TIME: 02:55:13 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1464 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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