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93B99B86DB25532B8725839800766BCF Hearing Summary


Date Feb 5, 2019      
Location SCR 352

SB19-092 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:06:46 PM  

Senators Cooke and Zenzinger, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-092.  The bill specifies that a motor vehicle does not fail an emissions inspection solely because a check engine light is illuminated on the motor vehicle's dashboard.  They responded to questions from the committee.

02:18:29 PM  

Committee discussion about reasons behind check engine lights ensued.

02:24:31 PM  

Garry Kaufman, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), testified in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

02:35:16 PM  

The committee continued discussing vehicle emissions testing with Mr. Kaufman.

02:37:32 PM  

Doug Decker, representing CDPHE, responded to committee questions about the bill.

02:44:01 PM  

Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Decker continued to respond to committee questions about emissions testing.

02:54:42 PM  

Jeff Black, representing Stan's Auto Sales, testified in support of the bill.

02:59:05 PM  

David Cardella, representing the Colorado Independent Auto Dealers Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:03:45 PM  

The committee was provided with a number of informational documents (Attachments A through F).

03:06:33 PM  

The committee discussed the bill with Mr. Cardella and Mr. Black.

03:21:09 PM  

Mr. Decker returned to the table to respond to committee questions.

03:25:58 PM  

The committee took a brief recess.

03:28:10 PM  

The committee returned to order.

03:29:26 PM  
Senators Cooke and Zenzinger provided closing remarks.

03:38:11 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-092 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Donovan
Donovan Yes
Foote Yes
Hisey Yes
Priola No
Scott Yes
Pettersen No
Winter No
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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