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AD7F9A11A4BE1A688725895E005E538B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1126

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Feb 22, 2023      
Location HCR 0112



HB23-1126 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:10:20 AM  
Representative Ricks introduced House Bill 23-1126. The bill modifies the prohibition on consumer reports to include medical debt and
places disclosure requirements on debt collectors and collections agencies.
10:15:44 AM  
Mike Feeley, representing
the Portfolio Recovery Associates Group, testified to amend the bill.
10:19:15 AM  
Alison Morgan, representing
the Colorado Bankers Association, testified to amend the bill.
10:22:30 AM  
Henry Ediger, representing themself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
10:25:56 AM  
Sarah Mercer, representing the Consumer Data Industry Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
10:29:13 AM  
Ms. Mercer, Mr. Feeley,
and Ms. Morgan responded to questions from the committee.

10:36:57 AM  
Mr. Ediger and Ms.
Mercer responded to questions from the committee.
10:43:55 AM  
Mr. Daniel Vedra, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
10:47:06 AM  
Nina DiSalvo, representing Towards Justice, testified in support of the bill.
10:50:09 AM  
Jessica Sveen, representing the Rocky Mountain Microfinance Institute, testified in support of the bill.
10:53:35 AM  
Mr. Kayce Atencio, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
10:55:46 AM  
Ms. Misty Castanda, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
10:58:42 AM  
Mrs. Lindsey Vance, representing themself, testified in support of the bill.
11:02:19 AM  
Ms. Isabel Cruz, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.
11:06:25 AM  
Andrew West, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.
11:08:38 AM  
Ms. Mary Emmerling, representing the Chronic Care Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.
11:12:15 AM  
Ms. Julia Char Gilbert, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
11:16:48 AM  
Representative Ricks introduced amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


11:17:51 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Ricks
Seconded English
Armagost
English
Frizell
Lieder
Lindstedt
Mabrey
Woodrow
Taggart
Weinberg
Ricks
Amabile
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:18:29 AM  
Representative Ricks introduced amendment L.002 to the committee (Attachment B).


11:19:11 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Ricks
Seconded Lindstedt
Armagost
English
Frizell
Lieder
Lindstedt
Mabrey
Woodrow
Taggart
Weinberg
Ricks
Amabile
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:19:20 AM  
Representative Ricks
introduced amendment L.003 to the committee (Attachment C).


11:19:33 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Ricks
Seconded English
Armagost
English
Frizell
Lieder
Lindstedt
Mabrey
Woodrow
Taggart
Weinberg
Ricks
Amabile
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:19:50 AM  
Representative Ricks
introduced amendment L.004 to the committee (Attachment D).


11:20:41 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Ricks
Seconded Lindstedt
Armagost
English
Frizell
Lieder
Lindstedt
Mabrey
Woodrow
Taggart
Weinberg
Ricks
Amabile
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:22:02 AM  
Committee members
provided final comments on the bill.
11:22:03 AM  
All written public
testimony can be found in Attachment E.


11:30:09 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1126, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ricks
Seconded Weinberg
Armagost Yes
English Yes
Frizell Yes
Lieder Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Mabrey Yes
Woodrow Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Ricks Yes
Amabile Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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