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S_SA_2020A 06/11/2020 02:02:58 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 06/11/2020
Attendance
Donovan X
Marble X
Sonnenberg X
Fields X
Foote X
Time 02:02:58 PM to 02:38:38 PM
Place Old Supreme Court Chamber
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Foote
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1113 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar
HB20-1332 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations
HB20-1422 Referred to Senate Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1113 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:03:15 PM  

Senator Lundeen, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1113, concerning mental health educational resources. The bill requires the Department of Law to devise a process to appropriately route Safe2Tell tips relating to mental health and substance abuse. 



02:06:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1113 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Donovan Yes
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1332 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:09:36 PM  

Senator Fields, sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1332, concerning prohibiting housing discrimination based on source of income.

02:09:44 PM  

Aubrey Hasvold, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, spoke in favor of the bill. She provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).  She responded to questions from the committee.

 

02:10:55 PM  

Senator Fields discussed amendment L.010 (Attachment B).



02:18:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment B).
Moved Fields
Seconded
Donovan
Marble
Sonnenberg
Fields
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:18:08 PM  

Senator Fields made closing comments on the merits of the bill.

Additional written testimony on HB 20-1332 is provided as Attachment C.



02:19:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1332, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Donovan Excused
Marble No
Sonnenberg Excused
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 2   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1422 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


02:19:28 PM  

Senator Story, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1422, concerning the food pantry assistance grant program. She responded to questions from the committee.

02:33:18 PM  
Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, spoke about the bill.
02:36:51 PM  
Senator Story made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


02:37:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1422 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Donovan Excused
Marble Yes
Sonnenberg Excused
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:38:38 PM   The committee adjourned.






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