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H_BUS_2021A 05/06/2021 01:36:16 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 05/06/2021
Attendance
Amabile *
Bird X
Carver *
Duran X
Lynch *
Mullica X
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Van Winkle X
Williams X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 01:36:16 PM to 04:25:53 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1290 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB21-1293 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1290 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:37:04 PM  
Majority Leader Esgar and Representative Will introduced House Bill 21-1290, Additional Funding for Just Transition. The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:48:14 PM  
Joe Barela, representing
the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) as the Executive
Director, testified in support of the bill.
01:51:04 PM  
Wade Buchanan, representing CDLE as the Director of the Office of Just Transition, testified in support of the bill.
01:54:52 PM  
Christine Berg, representing the Colorado Energy Office, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:21 PM  
Executive Director Barela and Director Buchanan responded to questions from the committee.
02:13:37 PM  
Dennis Dougherty, representing the Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.
02:16:18 PM  
Ray Beck, representing Moffat County, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:14 PM  
Beth Melton, representing
Routt County, testified in support of the bill.
02:21:32 PM  
Commissioner Beck, Commissioner Melton, and Mr. Dougherty responded to questions from the committee.
02:32:51 PM  
Katie Belgard, representing Conservation Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:35:12 PM  
Chris Markuson, representing
the BlueGreen Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:52 PM  
Dianna Orf, representing the Colorado Mining Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:40:14 PM  
Mr. Markuson responded to questions from the committee.
02:43:16 PM  
Don Suppes, Delta County Commissioner and representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
02:45:57 PM  
Sam Gilchrist, representing the Natural Resources Defense Council, testified in support of the bill.
02:48:22 PM  
Richard Orf, representing the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:36 PM  
Mr. Gilchrist and Mr. Orf responded to questions from the committee.
03:06:51 PM  
Richard Meisinger, representing the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 111, testified in support of the bill.
03:11:59 PM  
Timothy Coleman, representing the Colorado Rural Electric Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:02 PM  
Mr. Meisinger responded to questions from the committee.
03:18:06 PM  
Chad Orvis, representing Tri-State Generation & Transmission, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:49 PM  
Carl Smith, representing the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation (SMART) Union Transportation Division, testified in support of the bill.
03:22:00 PM  
David Sullivan, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:24:48 PM  
Marna Ares, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:59 PM  
Jessica Gelay, representing Western Resource Advocates, testified in support of the bill.
03:29:48 PM  
Aimee Tooker, representing the West End Economic Development Corporation, testified in support the bill.
03:32:23 PM  
Sara Bachman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:35:34 PM  
Dianna Reams, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:38:49 PM  
Carla Reams, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:24 PM  
Ms. Carla Reams and Ms. Dianna Reams responded to questions from the committee.
03:48:10 PM  
Makayla Gordon, representing the West End Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of the bill.
03:51:13 PM  
Carol Hedges, representing the Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.
03:53:34 PM  
Ty Gates, representing Rio Blanco County, testified in support of the bill.
03:56:13 PM  
The bill sponsors described Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).


03:58:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Williams
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:58:09 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:13:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1290, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Ricks
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Williams No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1293 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:13:30 PM  
Representatives Snyder and Larson introduced House Bill 21-1293, Banks Modify Threshold Credentialed Appraiser.
04:19:04 PM  
Jenifer Waller, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in support of the bill.
04:20:22 PM  
David Sullivan, representing himself, testified on the bill.
04:20:54 PM  
Ken Boldt, representing the Department of Regulatory Agencies Division of Banking, testified in support of the bill.
04:23:05 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


04:25:46 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1293 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Lynch
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:25:53 PM   The committee adjourned.






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