Amendments for SB13-011

Senate Journal, January 31
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB13-011 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable
recommendation.

Amend printed bill, page 41, after line 7 insert:
"SECTION 28. Appropriation. In addition to any other
appropriation, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the vital
statistics records cash fund created in section 25-2-121 (2) (b) (I),
Colorado Revised Statutes, not otherwise appropriated, to the department
of public health and environment, for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2012, the sum of $6,976 and 0.1 FTE, or so much thereof as may be
necessary, for allocation to the health statistics and vital records
subdivision for personal and operating expenses related to the
implementation of this act.
SECTION 29. Appropriation. In addition to any other
appropriation, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the vital
statistics records cash fund created in section 25-2-121 (2) (b) (I),
Colorado Revised Statutes, not otherwise appropriated, to the department
of public health and environment, for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2013, the sum of $4,021 and 0.1 FTE, or so much thereof as may be
necessary, for allocation to the health statistics and vital records
subdivision for personal and operating expenses related to the
implementation of this act.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 1, line 101, strike "UNIONS." and substitute "UNIONS, AND IN
CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.".


Appro-
priations


Senate Journal, February 8
SB13-011 by Senator(s) Steadman and Guzman, Ulibarri, Aguilar, Carroll, Giron, Heath, Hodge,
Hudak, Jahn, Johnston, Jones, Kefalas, Kerr, Morse, Newell, Nicholson, Schwartz,
Tochtrop, Todd; also Representative(s) Ferrandino and Schafer, Ginal, Moreno, Rosenthal,
Court, Buckner, Duran, Exum, Fields, Fischer, Foote, Garcia, Gerou, Hamner,
Hullinghorst, Kagan, Kraft-Tharp, Labuda, Lebsock, Lee, Levy, May, McCann,
McLachlan, Melton, Mitsch Bush, Pabon, Peniston, Pettersen, Primavera, Ryden, Salazar,
Singer, Tyler, Vigil, Williams, Young--Concerning authorization of civil unions, and, in
connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Amendment No. 1, Judiciary Committee Amendment.
(Printed in Senate Journal, January 24, page(s) 67 and placed in members' bill files.)

Amendment No. 2, Appropriations Committee Amendment.
(Printed in Senate Journal, January 31, page(s) 100 and placed in members' bill files.)


Amendment No. 3(L.003), by Senator Steadman.

Amend the Senate Appropriations Committee Report, dated January 31,
2013, page 1, line 21, strike "AND" and substitute "AND,".


Amendment No. 4(L.004), by Senator Steadman.

Amend printed bill, page 39, after line 6 insert:

"SECTION 24. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 15-22-111, amend
(3) as follows:
15-22-111. Revocation of a designated beneficiary agreement.
(3) A designated beneficiary agreement shall be deemed revoked upon
the marriage OR THE CIVIL UNION of either party. In the case of a common
law marriage, a designated beneficiary agreement shall be deemed
revoked as of the date the court determines that a valid common law
marriage exists.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.


Amendment No. 5(L.006), by Senator Steadman.

Amend printed bill, page 34, after line 11 insert:

"SECTION 17. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 15-10-102, add
(3) as follows:
15-10-102. Purposes - rule of construction. (3) UNDER THIS
CODE, THE RIGHTS OF PARTNERS IN A CIVIL UNION CREATED PURSUANT TO
THE "COLORADO CIVIL UNION ACT", ARTICLE 15 OF TITLE 14, C.R.S., ARE
THE SAME RIGHTS AS THOSE EXTENDED TO SPOUSES WHO ARE MARRIED
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE "UNIFORM MARRIAGE ACT", PART
1 OF ARTICLE 2 OF TITLE 14, C.R.S.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.


As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the calendar for third reading and final
passage.

(For further action, see amendments to the report of the Committee of the Whole.)



Senate Journal, February 8
SB13-011 by Senator(s) Steadman and Guzman, Ulibarri, Aguilar, Carroll, Giron, Heath, Hodge,
Hudak, Jahn, Johnston, Jones, Kefalas, Kerr, Morse, Newell, Nicholson, Schwartz,
Tochtrop, Todd; also Representative(s) Ferrandino and Schafer, Ginal, Moreno, Rosenthal,
Court, Buckner, Duran, Exum, Fields, Fischer, Foote, Garcia, Gerou, Hamner,
Hullinghorst, Kagan, Kraft-Tharp, Labuda, Lebsock, Lee, Levy, May, McCann,
McLachlan, Melton, Mitsch Bush, Pabon, Peniston, Pettersen, Primavera, Ryden, Salazar,
Singer, Tyler, Vigil, Williams, Young--Concerning authorization of civil unions.


Senator Lundberg moved to amend the Report of the Committee of the Whole to show that
the following Lundberg, Baumgardner, Cadman, Grantham, Harvey, King, Lambert, Marble,
and Scheffel floor amendment, (L.013) to SB 13-011, did pass.


Amend printed bill, page 18, after line 20 insert:

"14-15-118. Child placement agencies - conscience clause.
(1) TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY FEDERAL LAW, A PRIVATE CHILD
PLACEMENT AGENCY SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM, ASSIST,
COUNSEL, RECOMMEND, CONSENT TO, REFER, OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY
PLACEMENT OF A CHILD FOR FOSTER CARE OR ADOPTION WHEN THE
PROPOSED PLACEMENT OF A CHILD WITH PERSONS WHO HAVE ENTERED
INTO A CIVIL UNION WOULD VIOLATE THE AGENCY'S WRITTEN RELIGIOUS
OR MORAL CONVICTIONS OR POLICIES.
(2) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES SHALL NOT
DENY AN APPLICATION FOR AN INITIAL LICENSE OR RENEWAL OF A
LICENSE OR REVOKE THE LICENSE OF A PRIVATE CHILD PLACEMENT
AGENCY BECAUSE OF THE CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY'S OBJECTION TO
PERFORMING, ASSISTING, COUNSELING, RECOMMENDING, CONSENTING TO,
REFERRING, OR PARTICIPATING IN A PLACEMENT WITH PARTNERS TO A
CIVIL UNION BECAUSE THAT VIOLATES THE AGENCY'S WRITTEN RELIGIOUS
OR MORAL CONVICTIONS OR POLICIES.
(3) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES OR A COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES SHALL NOT DENY A PRIVATE CHILD
PLACEMENT AGENCY ANY GRANT, CONTRACT, OR PARTICIPATION IN A
GOVERNMENT PROGRAM BECAUSE OF THE AGENCY'S OBJECTION TO
PERFORMING, ASSISTING, COUNSELING, RECOMMENDING, CONSENTING TO,
REFERRING, OR PARTICIPATING IN A PLACEMENT WITH PARTNERS TO A
CIVIL UNION BECAUSE THAT VIOLATES THE AGENCY'S WRITTEN RELIGIOUS
OR MORAL CONVICTIONS OR POLICIES.
(4) THE REFUSAL OF A PRIVATE CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY TO
PERFORM, ASSIST, COUNSEL, RECOMMEND, CONSENT TO, REFER, OR
PARTICIPATE IN A PLACEMENT WITH PARTNERS TO A CIVIL UNION BECAUSE
THAT VIOLATES THE AGENCY'S WRITTEN RELIGIOUS OR MORAL
CONVICTIONS OR POLICIES SHALL NOT FORM THE BASIS OF ANY CLAIM FOR
DAMAGES.".

Renumber succeeding C.R.S. sections accordingly.


Less than a majority of all members elected to the Senate having voted in the affirmative,
the amendment to the report of the Committee of the Whole lost on the following roll call
vote: