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56AE4BF35599330E872583CF007A41D6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1245

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 1, 2019      
Location Old State Library



HB19-1245 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


04:15:53 PM  

Representative Weissman presented House Bill 19-1245 to the committee, along with two handouts (Attachments I and J).  The bill increases the state vendor fee from 3.33 percent to 4.0 percent and caps monthly vendor fee allowance at $1,000 per account.  The additional funds generated from this cap are allocated for the development of affordable housing.

04:33:51 PM  
Representative Weissman continued his presentation of HB 19-1245 and responded to questions from the committee.
04:59:41 PM  
Cath Alderman, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
05:00:34 PM  
Claire Levy, representing the Colorado Center on Law & Policy, testified in support of the bill.
05:03:40 PM  
Ali Mickelson, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.
05:07:10 PM  
Amber Egbert, representing the Department of Revenue, responded to committee members' questions.
05:10:02 PM  

Grier Bailey, representing the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association, testified against the bill.

05:25:12 PM  
Nick Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council testified against the bill.
05:25:32 PM  
Chris Howes, representing the Colorado Retail Council, testified against the bill.
05:26:56 PM  
Karen Kallenberg, representing Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:49:33 PM  
Elena Wilken, representing Housing Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:52:59 PM  

Aaron Miripol, representing the Urban Land Conservancy, testified in support of the bill and distributed two handouts (Attachments K and L).

05:58:15 PM  

Jennie Rodgers, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified in support of the bill.

06:03:13 PM  
Andrea Chiriboga-Flor, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:03:46 PM  
Aubrey Hasvold, representing All Families Deserve a Chance Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
06:06:12 PM  
Lydia Waligorski, representing Violence Free Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:11:51 PM  
Jo Feder, representing the League of Women Voters of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:12:11 PM  
Nathan Davis Hunt, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:13:44 PM  
Evelyn Marchese, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
06:19:27 PM  
Neal Christensen, representing the Colorado
Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
06:23:47 PM  
Ed Shackelford, representing Aging Adults Analytics, testified in support of the bill.
06:25:23 PM  
Alison George, representing the Department of Local Affairs, testified in a neutral capacity.
06:29:23 PM  

Valerie Schlecht, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

06:32:49 PM  
Representative Weissman presented amendments L.001 and L.002 to the committee (Attachments M and N).


06:36:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment N)
Moved Bird
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Kennedy
Tipper
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:41:06 PM  
Ed DeCecco, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee members' questions.


06:43:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment M)
Moved Bird
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman
Benavidez
Bird
Bockenfeld
Gray
Rich
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Kennedy
Tipper
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:43:18 PM  
Representative Weissman wrapped up his presentation on the bill.


06:54:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1245, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Bird
Seconded Snyder
Beckman No
Benavidez Yes
Bird Yes
Bockenfeld No
Gray Yes
Rich No
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Kennedy Yes
Tipper Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS