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815CB3ECDD5E57898725898E006EE372 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-207

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 11, 2023      
Location SCR 357



SB23-207 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

02:11:17 PM  
Sens. Buckner and Priola introduced Senate Bill 23-207. The bill allows taxpayers to claim a sales and use tax refund for purchases of data center construction materials and equipment. The sponsors answered several committee questions.
02:22:57 PM  
Yuriy Gorlov, representing
Accelerate Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Gorlov answered
several committee questions.  Written testimony may be found in Attachment
A.
02:28:51 PM  
Caroline Nutter,
representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in opposition to
the bill.  Maud Naroll, representing the League of Women Voters of
Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill. The witnesses answered several
committee questions.
02:40:40 PM  
Mrs. Sarah Grobbel,
representing Cherry Creek School District / Cherry Creek Innovation Campus,
testified in support of the bill.  Sara Blackhurst, representing Action
22, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Greg Vernon, representing themself,
testified in support of the bill.  The witnesses answered several
committee questions.
02:57:01 PM  
Mr. Richard Werner,
representing the Economic Development Council of Colorado, testified in
support of the bill. Angie Bedolla, representing CORE Electric Cooperative,
testified in support of the bill. The witnesses answered several committee
questions.
03:09:46 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:09:56 PM  
The committee came back to order.


03:11:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B)
Moved Priola
Seconded
Priola
Simpson
Smallwood
Van Winkle
Winter F.
Kolker
Mullica
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:11:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C)
Moved Priola
Seconded
Priola
Simpson
Smallwood
Van Winkle
Winter F.
Kolker
Mullica
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:16:08 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-207, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Priola Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Winter F. No
Kolker No
Mullica Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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