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2E4402001552FF09872587DE0062619B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1026

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Feb 3, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1026 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:54:40 AM  
Representatives Bird
and Woog, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1026.  The bill replaces
a corporate income tax deduction for expenses related to providing alternative
transportation options for employees with a refundable tax credit for employees
with a refundable tax credit for similar expenses available to corporate
and non-corporate employers.  They distributed amendments L.002 (Attachment
B) and L.003 (Attachment C).  The bill sponsors responded to questions
from the committee.  
11:09:31 AM  
Committee discussion with the sponsors continued.
11:13:08 AM  
Ms. Pegah Jalali,
representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to
the bill.
11:15:12 AM  
Mr. Gary McMurtrey, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:22:14 AM  
Mr. Matt Frommer, representing the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, testified in support of the bill with certain amendments.
11:26:22 AM  
Ms. Lynn Guissinger, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
11:33:53 AM  
Mrs. Piep van Heuven, representing Bicycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:37:24 AM  
Ms. Katie Wolf, representing the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill.
11:39:25 AM  
Mr. Raymond Gonzales, representing the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of the bill.
11:43:05 AM  
Ms. Rachel Beck,
representing the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, testified in support
of the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee.
11:50:40 AM  
Mr. Rich Mauro, representing the Denver Regional Council of Governments, testified in support of the bill with amendments.
11:53:24 AM  
Mr. Michael Davies,
representing the board of RTD, testified from a neutral position on the
bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
11:59:27 AM  
Mr. Mark Turner,
representing the Colorado Nonprofit Association, testified in support of
the bill.


12:04:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Bird
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez
Daugherty
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Soper
Tipper
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:04:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Bird
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez
Daugherty
Gray
Kipp
Luck
Rich
Sandridge
Soper
Tipper
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:05:01 PM  
Representatives Bird and Woog provided closing remarks and asked for a favorable recommendation.


12:16:21 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1026, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez No
Daugherty Yes
Gray Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Rich Yes
Sandridge No
Soper No
Tipper Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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