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B3FEBB8CB7726D5F87258AE7006B2C90 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB24-1245

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Mar 21, 2024      
Location HCR 0112



HB24-1245 - Lay Over


01:30:41 PM  
Representative Story, prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 24-1245 regarding fair labor practice requirements for broadband projects.

The sponsor explained they were going to request the bill be laid over.

01:46:24 PM  
Tim Coleman, representing
the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified in opposition to the
bill. Carrie Hackenberger, representing the Colorado Telecommunications
Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Brian Shepherd, representing
Visionary Broadband, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Brandy Reitter,
representing the Office of Information Technology & Colorado Broadband
Office, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Eric Ryplewski, representing
Hilltop Broadband, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. David Lindauer,
representing Maverix Broadband, testified in opposition to the bill. Members
of the panel answered questions from members of the committee.
02:19:04 PM  
Mr. Anthony Scorzo,
representing the Communications Workers of America (CWA), testified in
support of the bill. Ms. Sharron Pettiford, representing Coalition of Black
Trade Unionists, testified in support of the bill. Timothy Healy, representing
the CWA, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ceilidh Gao, representing
the CWA, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Roderick Trotter, representing
themself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Jose Soto, representing
LIUNA Laborers Local 720, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Tanya Acker,
representing A. Philip Randolph Institute Denver Chapter, testified in
support of the bill.
02:36:42 PM  
Sandra Murray, representing
the CWA, testified in support of the bill. Dennis Dougherty, representing
AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.
02:41:40 PM  
Representative Story gave closing remarks on the bill. She requested that the bill be laid over.






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