BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1325
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS & MILITARY AFFAIRS
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|Moved that House Bill 09-1325 be referred to the C||PASS|
03:36 PM -- House Bill 09-1325
Senator Bacon, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 09-1325, concerning the Governor's authority to activate the Colorado national Guard. He noted that House Bill 09-1325 allows the Governor to activate the National Guard in case of a national special security event or in situations of imminent danger or disaster.
The following person testified in regard to House Bill 09-1325:
03:37 PM -- Robbie Robinson, Deputy Director, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, supported House Bill 09-1325, and commented on the meaning of the term "imminent danger" in the bill. He spoke of situations in which it is beneficial to preposition the National Guard when their services are likely to be needed.
|TIME: || 03:42:15 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that House Bill 09-1325 be referred to the Committee of the Whole, and with a recommendation that it be place on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a 5-0-0 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS