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5D5C2EAC67834C04872583DD00702353 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1295

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Apr 15, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



HB19-1295 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:24:55 PM  

Speaker Becker introduced House Bill 19-1295 concerning a requirement that the county treasurer in specified counties serve as the public trustee for the county. Starting July 1, 2020, the bill specifies that the county treasurer for each class 2 county will serve as public trustee for the county. The county treasurer must create a transition plan for the new duties of public trustee. The county treasurer is authorized to consider incorporating staff of the appointed trustee's office into the treasurer's office.  The Speaker talked about two handouts (Attachments A and B).

02:31:19 PM  

Representative Rich made opening remarks about the bill.

02:31:57 PM  

The committee questioned the bill sponsors about witnesses testifying and classes of counties.

02:34:47 PM  

The committee questioned the bill sponsors on oversight of the public trustee office and witnesses.

02:41:54 PM  

John Lafebvre, representing Weld County, testified in support of the bill

02:43:00 PM  

Sue Sandstrom, representing Arapahoe County, testified in support of the bill.

02:43:43 PM  

Jerry DiTullio, representing Jefferson County, testified in support of the bill.  He provided a letter (Attachment C).

02:45:28 PM  

Debra Johnson, representing the City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.

02:46:37 PM  

Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.  He provided a packet to the committee (Attachment D).

02:48:29 PM  

The committee questioned the witnesses about the wage for public trustees.

02:51:37 PM  

Representative Rich talked about amendment L.001 (Attachment E).



02:52:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E)
Moved Valdez A.
Seconded Valdez D.
Catlin
Froelich
Galindo
Hooton
Humphrey
Lewis
Liston
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
Exum Excused
Gray
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:52:21 PM  

The sponsors made closing remarks about the bill.

02:55:22 PM  

The committee made closing remarks about the bill.



02:57:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1295, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Hooton
Seconded Humphrey
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Galindo No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lewis Yes
Liston Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. No
Exum No
Gray Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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