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4ACBB8CD4AAC397C872583D6006C6710 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1210

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 8, 2019      
Location SCR 354



HB19-1210 - Committee Discussion Only


01:44:04 PM  
Senators Moreno and Danielson introduced
House Bill 19-1210, concerning local government minimum wage.  The
bill allows a local government to establish a minimum wage law for individuals
performing work in its jurisdiction.
01:48:54 PM  
The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:52:04 PM  
Committee discussion continued.
01:58:53 PM  
Devon Shaff, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:04:18 PM  
Jared Make, A Better Balance, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:06:11 PM  
Rich Jones, Bell Policy Center, spoke in favor of the bill. He provided a handout to the committee (Attachment C).
02:12:55 PM  
Cesar Pineda, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:14:22 PM  
Marilyn Sorenson, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:15:49 PM  
Allison Mesereau, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:19:01 PM  
Marie Senechal, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:23:42 PM  
Debra Brown, Good Business Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:25:51 PM  
Sarah Marcogliese, Good Business Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:32:05 PM  
Judy Amabile, Product Architects, spoke
in favor of the bill.
02:32:25 PM  
Adam Alleman, Denver Game Lounge, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:36:18 PM  
Reverend Tony Henderson, Together Colorado,
spoke in favor of the bill.
02:41:23 PM  
Reverend Sally Megeath, Together Colorado, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:41:53 PM  
The committee recessed.
02:47:52 PM  
The committee came back to order.
02:51:54 PM  
Fred Smith, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:52:14 PM  
Harry Hempy, League of Women Voters, spoke
in favor of the bill.
02:55:44 PM  
Christopher Nicholson, representing himself,
spoke in favor of the bill.
02:57:49 PM  
Kevin Bommer, Colorado Municipal League, spoke in favor of the bill.
03:01:29 PM  
Mark Berzins, Little Pub Company, spoke neutrally about the bill in the event of an amendment.
03:08:36 PM  
Brendan McGuire, Vail Resorts, spoke neutrally about the bill in anticipation of amendments.
03:09:06 PM  
Mr. McGuire responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:31 PM  
Mr. Bommer responded to questions from the committee.
03:13:45 PM  
Nicholas Colglazier, Colorado Competitive Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:17:49 PM  
Tony Gagliardi, National Federation of
Independent Businesses. spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:18:10 PM  
Doug Farmer, Colorado Health Care Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:21:26 PM  
Sean Kaiser, Colorado Restaurant Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:24:40 PM  
Ted Politte, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:26:55 PM  
Sonia Riggs, Colorado Restaurant Association,
spoke in opposition to the bill.  She provided two handouts to the
committee (Attachments D and E).
03:28:41 PM  
Michael Valdez, Special District Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:34:53 PM  
Chris Howes, Colorado Retail Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:35:42 PM  
Andres Gil Zaldana, Colorado Brewers Guild, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:37:01 PM  
Senator Moreno made comments on the bill. He asked that the bill be laid over for action at a later date.
03:39:48 PM  
Senator Danielson made comments on the bill and any potential amendments.
03:40:15 PM  
Senator Story laid the bill over.