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H_BUS_2021A 05/13/2021 02:12:21 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 05/13/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Gonzales-Gutierrez *
Lynch *
Mullica *
Neville *
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 02:12:21 PM to 11:54:37 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1283 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1058 Amended, referred to House Finance
SB21-173 Lay Over

HB21-1283 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

02:13:17 PM  
Representatives Ricks and Hooton introduced House Bill 21-1283, Vehicle Towing Consumer Protection. The bill sponsors provided Amendments L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments A - C).
02:23:25 PM  
Kelly Sloan, representing
the Freedom to Drive Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
02:24:50 PM  
Grier Bailey, representing
the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association (CWPMA) and the Rocky
Mountain Food Institute, testified on the bill from an amend position.
02:26:50 PM  
John Connolly, representing
Towing & Recovery Professionals of Colorado (TRPC), testified on the
bill from an amend position.
02:30:31 PM  
Troy Porras, representing
TRPC, testified on the bill from an amend position.
02:32:41 PM  
David Sullivan, representing himself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
02:36:07 PM  
Stanley Hrincevich, representing the Colorado HOA Forum, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:38:34 PM  
Mr. Hrincevich responded to questions from the committee.
02:39:07 PM  
Additional written testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment D.
02:40:20 PM  
The committee discussed the potential amendments.


02:44:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004, which amends L.002
Moved Ricks
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:45:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002, as amended by L.004
Moved Ricks
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:45:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Ricks
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:45:49 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:48:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1283, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Ricks
Seconded Amabile
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Lynch No
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1058 - Amended, referred to House Finance


02:48:46 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:51:46 PM  
The committee reconvened.
02:51:56 PM  
Representative Gray introduced House Bill 21-1058, Promoting Social Distancing in Marijuana Industry, and responded to questions from the committee.
03:12:09 PM  
Stacey Linn, representing the CannAbility Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:09 PM  
Dr. Dave Gordon, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:18:35 PM  
Ms. Linn and Dr. Gordon responded to questions from the committee.
03:53:33 PM  
Catherine Golden, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:56:57 PM  
Jeri Shepherd, representing Colorado NORML, testified in support of the bill.
03:59:12 PM  
Ashley Weber, representing Colorado NORML, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:38 PM  
Autumn Brooks, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:05:26 PM  
Michelle Walker, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:08:13 PM  
Diane Carlson Robinson, representing Smart Colorado, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions from the committee.
04:23:05 PM  
Dr. Libby Stuyt, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:26:52 PM  
Laura Stack, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:29:59 PM  
Dr. Brad Roberts, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:32:20 PM  
Dr. Roberts responded to questions from the committee.
04:35:50 PM  
Dr. Lynn Parry, representing the Colorado Medical Society, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:39:15 PM  
Dr. Jennifer Hagman, representing the Colorado Psychiatric Society and the Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:40:54 PM  
Dawn Reinfeld, representing Blue Rising, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:42:57 PM  
Dr. Joe Cohen, representing Holos Health, testified in support of the bill.
04:46:56 PM  
Jackie Bess, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:49:32 PM  
Amy Bourlon-Hilterbran, representing the American Medical Refugees Foundation and Cannamoms, testified in support of the bill.
04:52:46 PM  
Bridget Seritt, representing Canna-Patient Resource Connection, testified in support of the bill.
04:55:14 PM  
Robert Cohen, representing Cohen Medical Centers, testified in support of the bill.
04:57:41 PM  
Victoria Berglund, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:59:56 PM  
Dr. Karen Randall, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:02:48 PM  
Hashim Coates, representing Black Brown and Red Badged, testified in support of the bill.
05:06:11 PM  
Julie Richardson, representing Colorado NORML, testified in support of the bill.
05:08:26 PM  
Dr. David Gray, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Martha Montemayor, representing Cannabis Clinicians Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
05:12:53 PM  
Shannon Fender, representing Native Roots Cannabis Co., testified in support of the bill.
05:17:10 PM  
Jennifer Cunningham, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
05:19:54 PM  
Danielle Henry, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division, responded to questions from the committee.
05:19:55 PM  
Additional written testimony that was provided to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment E.
05:21:27 PM  
The committee discussed
proposed amendments L.003 and L.004 (Attachments F and G).


05:26:37 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:27:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Gonzales-Gutierrez
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:27:44 PM  
The bill sponsor and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


05:53:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1058, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile No
Bird No
Carver No
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Lynch No
Mullica No
Neville Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB21-173 - Lay Over


05:53:06 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
05:53:24 PM  
The committee reconvened.
06:06:17 PM  
Representatives Gonzales-Gutierrez and Caraveo introduced Senate Bill 21-173, Rights in Residential Lease Agreements.
06:20:06 PM  
Javier Mabrey, representing
the COVID-19 Eviction Devense Project (CEDP), testified in support of the
bill.
06:22:45 PM  
Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:24:38 PM  
Haven Rohnert, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
06:26:38 PM  
Mr. Mabrey responded to questions from the committee.
06:32:47 PM  
Andrew Hamrick, representing the Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:36:21 PM  
Tawny Peyton, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:38:46 PM  
Sunny Banka, representing the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified on the bill from an amend position.
06:41:31 PM  
Ms. Banka and Mr. Hamrick responded to questions from the committee.
06:57:38 PM  
Troy Valentine, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
07:00:18 PM  
Kimberly Giles, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
07:03:44 PM  
Annemarie Sunde,
representing the Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition (CLLC), testified
in opposition to the bill.


Mr. Steve Smith,
representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  


Ms. Deborah Wilson,
representing the Apartment Association of Metro Denver, testified in opposition
to the bill.


The witnesses
responded to questions from the committee.
07:35:34 PM  
Tranisha Brigman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Jennie Rodgers, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
John Anderson, representing Trinity Presbyterian Church, testified in support of the bill.

Reverend Anderson responded to questions from the committee.

07:45:40 PM  
David Cox, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Honor Buckley, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Scott Kirkwood, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
07:55:33 PM  
Jason Legg, representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Elizabeth Williamsberg, representing Elizabeth Williamsberg Photography and Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Bobby Salandy, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
John Ronquillo, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Mr. Legg and Dr. Ronquillo responded to questions from the committee.

08:19:27 PM  
Peter Muccio, representing
CLLC, testified in opposition to the bill.

Rocky Sundling, representing the National Apartment Association, testified
in opposition to the bill.



Mr. Muccio and Mr. Sundling responded to questions from the committee.
08:43:52 PM  
Beatriz Gonzalez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Thomas Snyder, representing the Colorado Poverty Law Project, testified in support of the bill.
Latricia Ferris, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Ms. Gonzalez responded to questions from the committee.

08:58:23 PM  
John Pavelich, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Yesenia Mora-Plata, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Ms. Mora-Plata and Mr. Pavelich responded to questions from the committee.

09:15:24 PM  
Jill Armstrong, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Councilmember Sharon Tessier, representing Colorado Counties Acting Together (CCAT), testified in support of the bill.
Mary Coddington, representing the Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.
09:24:12 PM  
Marc McDonald, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Danielle Rogers, representing CLLC, testified in opposition to the bill.
Dena Watson, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
09:32:21 PM  
Carlos Valdez, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill with the assistance of a translator.

Montana Sudul, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Andrea Fuller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Councilmember Michal Rosenoer, representing herself, testified in support
of the bill.
09:46:15 PM  
Gary McMurtrey, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Judian Wyatt, representing Copper Key Village, testified in opposition to the bill.
Christian Hendrickson, representing the Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
09:55:09 PM  
Paris Pedraza, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Paula Arroyo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
10:01:08 PM  
Alex Yoder, representing Dorman Real Estate Management, testified in opposition to the bill.
Robert Alldredge, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Francios Rabb, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

Mr. Rabb responded to questions from the committee.

10:10:44 PM  
Tricia Herrera, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Dr. Kathleen Van Voorhis, representing the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Charles Hubbard, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Rabbi Rachel Kobrin, representing Together Colorado Clergy Caucus, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Van Voorhis responded to questions from the committee.

10:25:01 PM  
Noah Pillsbury, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Matthew Pacheco, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.
Angie Schmitz, representing the Colorado Bar Association, testified on the bill from an amend position.
David Sullivan, representing himself, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
10:36:33 PM  
Catherine Azar, representing
the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Megan Gaydos, representing Human Impact Partners, testified in support
of the bill.
10:43:05 PM  
Hazel Gibson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Liam Reynolds, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Carey DeGenaro, representing CED Law, testified in support of the bill.
10:51:28 PM  
Said Ben Hamid, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Kellie Martindale, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Sarah Barnes, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.
Reverend Claudia Aguilar, representing Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
11:01:11 PM  
Angelique Espinoza, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Nichelle Watson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
Marilyn Winokur, representing Coloradans for the Common Good, testified in support of the bill.
11:10:30 PM  
Mariolivia Jimenez,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Kinsey Hasstedt, representing Enterprise Community Partners, testified
in support of the bill.

Burton Nadler, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.
11:18:18 PM  
Nancy Rivas Patlan,
representing 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Marianny De Leon, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Annemarie Parsons, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Amanda-Lynn Hill, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



Ms. Parsons responded to questions from the committee.
11:34:39 PM  
Steven Brown, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
Zack Burley, representing Arapahoe Young Democrats, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:14 PM  
Aubrey Hasvold, representing
the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.

Zach Neumann, representing the CEDP, testified in support of the bill.

Jack Regenbogen, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified
in support of the bill.



Mr. Regenbogen responded to questions from the committee.
11:52:03 PM  
Additional written
testimony that was provided to the committee for consideration is provided
as Attachment H.
11:52:13 PM  
The bill was laid
over for action only at a later date.


11:54:37 PM   The committee adjourned.






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