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s_sa_2017a_2017-05-04t10:40:16z11 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1259



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Postpone House Bill 17-1259 indefinitely using a r

Refer House Bill 17-1259 to the Committee of the W
PASS

FAIL







01:49 PM -- HB17-1259



Senator Fenberg, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1259 to the committee. This bill, as amended by the House State Veterans and Military Affairs committee, clarifies in statute that no candidate or candidate committee can establish, finance, or maintain an independent expenditure committee to receive or make contributions for or against any candidate for the same district office or for the same statewide office.



Committee members discussed the bill with Senator Fenberg.



01:54 PM --
Peg Perl, representing Colorado Ethics Watch, testified in support of the bill.

01:57 PM --
Elena Nunez, representing Colorado Common Cause, testified in support of the bill.





01:59 PM



Ms. Perl responded to committee member questions.





02:03 PM



Senator Fenberg wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1259
TIME: 02:05:44 PM
MOVED: Fenberg
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1259 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 2-3.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Fenberg
Yes
Smallwood
No
Williams A.
Yes
Scott
No
Sonnenberg
No
YES: 2 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1259
TIME: 02:06:03 PM
MOVED: Scott
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1259 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
Fenberg
No
Smallwood
Yes
Williams A.
No
Scott
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







02:06 PM



The committee adjourned.








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