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5A9436A239BADE80872582560070CE1A Hearing Summary


Date Mar 20, 2018      
Location SCR 357

SB18-204 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:32:13 PM  
Senator Neville, prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-204, which prohibits the Regional Transportation District (RTD) from creating any new fare discount or incentive program without prior approval from the legislature. Senator Neville distributed four articles regarding RTD to the committee [Attachments A through D].
02:40:15 PM  
Kristen Seidel, representing the Denver Women's Collaborative, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:53:39 PM  

Larry Hoy, representing himself as an RTD board member, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:59:04 PM  

Rolf Asphaug, representing RTD staff, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Asphaug distributed copies of his testimony to the committee [Attachment E].

03:00:04 PM  

Mr. Asphaug, Mr. Foy, and Ms. Seidel responded to committee questions.

03:23:03 PM  
Esther Turcios, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:29:21 PM  

Greg Glishinski, representing AARP, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:31:46 PM  

Jenee Donelson, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:34:05 PM  

Ms. Donelson responded to committee questions.

03:41:36 PM  
Senator Neville provided closing comments on the bill.

03:51:36 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-204 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Neville T.
Court No
Jahn No
Tate Yes
Marble Yes
Neville T. Yes
Final YES: 3   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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