BILL SUMMARY for SB09-025
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS & MILITARY AFFAIRS
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|Moved that Senate Bill 09-025 be referred to the C||PASS|
Senator Williams, Chair, called the meeting to order.
01:34 PM -- Senate Bill 09-025
Senator Spence, prime sponsor, said that Senate Bill 09-025 will extend a surcharge that is assessed on driver's license renewals. She noted that the surcharge pays for facial recognition services and social security number verification, and that Senate Bill 09-025 was initiated by the Colorado Department of Revenue.
The following person testified:
01:36 PM -- Roni White, Operations Director, Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Revenue, emphasized the importance of keeping this fee in place for social security number verification and facial recognition services. She noted that the fee, at its current level, should be sufficient to fund these services through 2014. She said that the facial recognition software that is used by the state is some of the oldest in use in the country. She noted that this fee has been in place for five years.
|TIME: || 01:56:16 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that Senate Bill 09-025 be referred to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a 5-0-0 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS