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C8E9082E799C0EB3872583D7006FA810 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-188

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Apr 9, 2019      
Location SCR 357



SB19-188 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:19:37 PM  

Senator Court explained that the committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 19-188 at a prior meeting (March 19, 2019) and would be considering action only on the bill at this meeting.  The bill creates the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program.  Committee discussion ensued.  Committee members received a memorandum regarding fiscal impacts of amendment L.045 (Attachment A).

02:24:33 PM  

Senators Williams and Winter, bill sponsors, introduced the amendment and its changes.  They distributed a handout (Attachment B).

02:28:53 PM  

A further handout was distributed by a member of the public (Attachment C).

02:30:04 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee regarding the amendment.

02:44:56 PM  

Discussion continued among bill sponsors and committee members regarding the amendment.

02:54:26 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee regarding seasonal workers.

03:06:19 PM  

The bill sponsors continued describing the amendment, and responded to questions from the committee.

03:11:56 PM  

Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to a question from the committee regarding the amendment's impact on local governments.  Bill sponsors responded to further questions on the topic.

03:16:21 PM  

The bill sponsors continued discussing the amendment.  Discussion continued with committee members regarding the definition of "family" in the bill.

03:26:07 PM  

The bill sponsors described the impact of the amendment on program solvency, third-party administration, and program oversight, and responded to questions from the committee.

03:31:38 PM  

The bill sponsors described the impact of the amendment on worker's compensation and responded to questions from the committee.



03:40:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.045 (Amendment A)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:40:28 PM  

The bill sponsors and committee members distributed amendments L.050, L.051, L.053, L.054, L.055, L.056, L.057, L.058, and L.059 (Attachments D-L, respectively).

03:50:25 PM  

Senator Lundeen described amendment L.050 (Attachment D).  The bill sponsors commented on the amendment and discussion ensued.



03:50:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.050 (Attachment D)
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
03:51:35 PM  

Senator Winter described amendment L.051 (Attachment E).



03:51:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.051 (Attachment E)
Moved Court
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:51:46 PM  

Senator Lee described amendment L.053 (Attachment F).



03:54:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.053 (Attachment F)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:56:11 PM  

Senator Lundeen described amendment L.054 (Attachment G).  Committee discussion ensued.



03:58:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.054 (Attachment G)
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
03:58:43 PM  

Senator Williams described amendment L.055 (Attachment H).  Committee discussion ensued.



04:01:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.055 (Attachment H)
Moved Tate
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:01:50 PM  

The bill sponsors described amendment L.056 (Attachment I).



04:02:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.056 (Attachment I)
Moved Court
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:02:50 PM  

The bill sponsors described amendment L.057 (Attachment J).



04:03:14 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.057 (Attachment J)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:03:36 PM  

The bill sponsors described amendment L.058 (Attachment K).  They responded to a question from the committee.



04:04:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.058 (Attachment K)
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:04:59 PM  

Senator Winter described amendment L.059 (Attachment L).



04:05:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.059 (Attachment L)
Moved Lee
Seconded
Gonzales
Lundeen
Tate
Todd
Woodward
Lee
Court
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:05:16 PM  

Senator Woodward distributed amendments L.060, L.061, L.062, L.063, and L.064 (Attachments M-Q, respectively).

04:08:48 PM  

The committee recessed.

04:14:00 PM  

The committee reconvened.

04:16:41 PM  

Senator Woodward described amendment L.060 (Attachment M).  The bill sponsors commented on the amendments.  Discussion ensued.



04:20:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.060 (Attachment M)
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:21:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.061 (Attachment N)
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:21:46 PM  

Senator Woodward described amendment L.062 (Attachment O).

04:22:14 PM  

The bill sponsors commented on the amendment.  Discussion ensued.



04:23:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.062 (Attachment O)
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:24:23 PM  

Senator Woodward described amendment L.064 (Attachment Q).  The bill sponsors commented on the amendment.



04:26:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.064 (Attachment Q)
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:27:00 PM  

Senator Woodward distributed and described amendments L.065 and L.067 (Attachments R and S, respectively).  The bill sponsors responded.



04:27:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.065 (Attachment R)
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:30:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.067 (Attachment S)
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Gonzales No
Lundeen Yes
Tate Yes
Todd No
Woodward Yes
Lee No
Court No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:30:35 PM  

Senator Williams made closing comments on the bill.

04:53:38 PM  

Clare Pramuk, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions regarding the bill's fiscal impact from the committee.  Committee discussion ensued.

04:56:35 PM  

Ms. Pramuk responded to further questions from the committee.

04:58:51 PM  

Senator Winter made closing comments on the bill.

05:14:46 PM  

Committee members made closing comments on the bill.  Senator Lundeen sumbitted a handout for the record (Attachment T).



05:18:35 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-188, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Court
Seconded
Gonzales Yes
Lundeen No
Tate No
Todd Yes
Woodward No
Lee Yes
Court Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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