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A0BA0000040E4E9D8725899E00615122 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1309

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 27, 2023      
Location HCR 0112



HB23-1309 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

11:43:02 AM  
Representatives Herod
and Snyder, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1309.  Beginning
in 2024, the bill ends the current performance-based incentive for film
production in Colorado. It instead creates a state income tax credit for
a film production company that employs a workforce for in-state production
activity for income tax years 2024 through 2028. Public testimony about
the bill is included as Attachment I.
11:49:45 AM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
11:57:59 AM  
Mitch Dickman, representing Listen Productions and the University of Colorado Denver, testified in support of the bill.
12:02:58 PM  
Ms. Linda Weise, representing the Colorado Springs Community Cultural Collective, testified in support of the bill.
12:05:39 PM  
Darcy Schoening, representing the Colorado Springs Community Cultural Collective, testified in support of the bill.
12:08:20 PM  
Mr. Zhenghua Yang, representing Serenity Forge, testified in support of the bill.
12:10:26 PM  
Mr. Jim Janicek, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
12:13:32 PM  

Mr. Bryant Preston, representing the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), testified in support of the bill.

12:16:42 PM  
Mr. David Emrich, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He provided a map of film loc
12:20:04 PM  
Ken Seagren, representing Lighting Services Inc, testified in support of the bill.
12:21:26 PM  
Phil Helman, representing Teamsters Local 7, testified in support of the bill.
12:23:45 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
12:24:09 PM  
Ms. Sheila Traister, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:28:31 PM  
Nathan Berry-Chaney, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
12:31:20 PM  
Miranda Carnessale, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
12:34:06 PM  

Ronna Burrows, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  She provided a written copy of her statement (Attachment I).

12:37:57 PM  
President Portia Prescott, representing Rocky Mountain NAACP CO-MT-WY State Conference, testified in support of the bill.


12:42:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment J).
Moved Snyder
Seconded Joseph
Bockenfeld
deGruy Kennedy
Frizell
Kipp
Lindstedt
Marshall
Taggart
Valdez
Weinberg
Joseph
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:42:40 PM  
wrap up


12:45:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1309, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Joseph
Bockenfeld No
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Frizell Excused
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall No
Taggart Yes
Valdez Yes
Weinberg Excused
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details