BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1347
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
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|Moved that House Bill 09-1347 be referred to the C||PASS|
12:08 PM -- House Bill 09-1347
Senator Romer, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 09-1347, concerning the issuance of a Donate Life Special License Plate.
The following persons testified in regard to House Bill 09-1347:
12:08 PM -- Heidi Heltzel, representing the American Transplant Foundation, commented on transplantation and the administration of the Colorado donor registry. She said that Colorado will be the 22nd state to adopt such a license plate if House Bill 09-1347 is enacted. She commented on the design of the proposed special license plate and on petition signatures that have been collected to support the creation of the license plate.
12:11 PM -- Robin Mitchell, representing the American Transplant Foundation, commented on the death of her son and said that she became interested in seeking a special license plate to honor her son and bring awareness to the issue of transplantation. She noted that her son had registered to be an organ and tissue donor. She said that she hopes the special license plate will help to educate the public regarding the importance of organ donation.
|TIME: || 12:18:03 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved that House Bill 09-1347 be referred to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a 6-0-1 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
The committee meeting adjourned.