June 19, 2019

HB 13-1324: Adding Two Members of the General Assembly to the State Internet Portal Authority Board of Directors

On April 29, 2013, Rep. Carole Murray and Sen. Jeanne Nicholson introduced HB 13-1324 – Concerning the Addition of Members of the General Assembly to the Board of Directors of the Statewide Internet Portal Authority. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill enlarges the board of directors of the statewide Internet portal authority from 13 to 15 members by adding a member who is appointed by the minority leader in the Senate and a member who is appointed by the minority leader in the House of Representatives. The bill also specifies when the appointments are to be made and when the terms of the new board members begin and end.

The bill was introduced in the House on April 29 and passed out of the Business, Labor, Economic, & Workforce Development Committee on May 2. The House approved the bill on 2nd Reading May 2 and 3rd Reading on May 3. The bill was then introduced in the Senate on May 3 and passed out of the Judiciary Committee and is now on the 2nd Reading Consent calendar in the Senate.

Since this summary, the bill passed Second Reading in the Senate, unamended, and also passed Third Reading in the Senate.