BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1325
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
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|Moved to refer House Bill 09-1325 to the Committee||PASS|
04:07 PM -- House Bill 09-1325
Representative Todd, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 09-1325, concerning the Governor's authority to activate the National Guard. Representative Todd explained the effect of the bill. Representative Todd responded to questions regarding the need for the bill, and the proper chain of command for activating the National Guard during emergencies.
The following person testified regarding House Bill 09-1325:
04:11 PM -- Mr. William Robinson, representing the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, addressed questions regarding the chain of command for activating the National Guard. Discussion ensued regarding federal authority over the National Guard during a declared national special security event. Mr. Robinson responded to questions regarding the reasons for bringing the legislation forward, and efforts in other states similar to the bill.
No amendments were offered to the bill. Representative Todd presented closing remarks in favor of House Bill 09-1325.
|TIME: || 04:16:18 PM|
|MOTION:||Moved to refer House Bill 09-1325 to the Committee of the Whole with favorable recommendation. The motion passed on a 10-0-1 roll call vote.|
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS