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H_BUS_2021A 04/15/2021 02:10:12 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/15/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird *
Carver X
Duran X
Mullica *
Neville X
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Soper X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 02:10:12 PM to 04:27:28 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1263 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB21-133 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1239 Lay Over

HB21-1263 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


02:11:31 PM  
Representatives Roberts and Soper introduced House Bill 21-1263, Meeting & Events Incentive Program. The bill sponsors provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).

Amendments L.001 and L.002 were provided to the committee (Attachments B and C).

02:16:49 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:23:31 PM  
Jill Corbin, representing the Colorado Tourism Office, testified in support of the bill.
02:27:13 PM  
Chris Romer, representing the Vail Valley Partnership, testified in support of the bill.
02:28:43 PM  
Amie Mayhew, representing the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association and the Tourism Industry Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:30:43 PM  
Douglas Price, representing Visit Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill.
02:34:33 PM  
Ms. Mayhew and Mr. Price responded to questions from the committee.
02:37:50 PM  
Shawnee Adelson, representing the Colorado Brewers Guild, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:50 PM  
Bob Pease, representing the Brewers Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:45:09 PM  
Mr. Pease responded to questions from the committee.
02:47:13 PM  
The committee discussed Amendments L.001 and L.002.


02:49:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Roberts
Seconded Soper
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:50:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Bird
Seconded Roberts
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:51:08 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


03:02:29 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1263, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Roberts
Seconded Soper
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-133 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:02:47 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:03:01 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:03:39 PM  
Representatives Catlin and Will introduced Senate Bill 21-133, Donated Alcohol Beverages for Special Events. The bill sponsors provided the committee with a copy of Amendment L.001 (Attachment D).
03:11:02 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
03:16:40 PM  
Carrie Mesch, representing Colorado Elks Lodges, testified in support of the bill.
03:17:19 PM  
Bill Fava, representing Lakewood Elks Lodge 17770, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:25 PM  
Mr. Fava and Ms. Mesch responded to questions from the committee.
03:19:55 PM  
Chuck Chavez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:23:29 PM  
Micki Hackenberger, representing the Wine & Spirit Wholesalers of Colorado, testified on the bill.
03:24:20 PM  
Patrick Maroney, representing Maroney Consulting Services, testified on the bill. Mr. Maroney responded to questions from the committee.
03:25:54 PM  
Mark Preston, representing Elks Lodge 1777, testified on the bill.


03:28:43 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Soper
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Soper
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:28:44 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


03:32:59 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-133, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Soper
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Soper Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1239 - Lay Over


03:33:22 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:33:31 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:37:31 PM  
Representative Kipp introduced House Bill 21-1239, Protections in Consumer Sales Transactions. Amendment L.001 was provided to the committee (Attachment E).
03:43:45 PM  
Representative Kipp responded to questions from the committee.
03:44:39 PM  
Matthew Lenz, representing the Entertainment Software Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:48:12 PM  
Rose Feliciano, representing the Internet Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
03:51:48 PM  
Mr. Lenz and Ms. Feliciano responded to questions from the committee.
03:56:11 PM  
Melanie Layton, representing TechNet, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Layton responded to questions from the committee.
04:00:54 PM  
Tim Regan-Porter, representing the Colorado Press Association, testified to amend the bill.
04:06:18 PM  
Steven Kaufmann, representing the Department of Law, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Kaufmann responded to questions from the committee.
04:23:27 PM  
Additional testimony
that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment
F.
04:25:04 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
04:25:13 PM  
The committee reconvened.
04:26:38 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action only at a later date.


04:27:28 PM   The committee adjourned.






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