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H_FIN_2022A 04/21/2022 02:54:46 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/21/2022
Attendance
Benavidez X
Daugherty X
Kipp E
Luck *
Michaelson Jenet X
Rich E
Sandridge *
Soper *
Tipper *
Snyder X
Bird X
Time 02:54:46 PM to 04:07:07 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Bird
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB22-1359 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB22-1351 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB22-1166 Referred to House Appropriations

HB22-1359 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

02:55:52 PM  
Representatives Bacon and Snyder, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1359. The bill creates a program to provide loan support to certain individuals and households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They distributed amendment L.001 (Attachment A) and three letters of support for the bill (Attachments B, C, and D). The sponsors also read further letters of support.
03:06:19 PM  
Leah Marvin-Riley, representing the Colorado Department of Treasury, testified in support of the bill.
03:07:30 PM  

Scott Wasserman, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.

03:09:17 PM  
Ms. Naomi Amaha,
representing the Denver Foundation, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:24 PM  
Melissa Mejia, representing the Covid-19 Eviction Defense Project, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:33 PM  
Dr. Barbara Freeman, representing the LaMedichi Savings Clubs, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:35 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.


03:23:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Snyder
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Benavidez
Daugherty
Kipp
Luck
Michaelson Jenet
Rich
Sandridge
Soper
Tipper
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:23:36 PM  
The bill sponsors
made closing remarks and asked for a favorable recommendation.  Members
of the committee commented about their positions on  the bill.


03:30:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1359, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Tipper
Benavidez Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Excused
Luck No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rich Excused
Sandridge No
Soper No
Tipper Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1351 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:30:10 PM  
Representatives McLachlan and Roberts, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1351. The bill delays implementation of certain fees on gasoline and other fuels, and temporarily reduces the amount of vehicle registration road safety surcharges. They distributed amendment L.008 (Attachment E). They responded to questions from the committee.
03:35:24 PM  
Meghan MacKillop, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:37:06 PM  
Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, testified in support of the bill.
03:38:14 PM  
Adam Wilms, representing the Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles, testified in support of the bill.
03:38:36 PM  
Amber Egbert, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
03:38:59 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified to amend the bill.
03:40:12 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.


03:42:09 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment E).
Moved Snyder
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Benavidez
Daugherty
Kipp Excused
Luck
Michaelson Jenet
Rich Excused
Sandridge
Soper
Tipper
Snyder
Bird
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:42:10 PM  
The bill sponsors wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation. Members of the committee commented about their positions on the bill.


03:45:38 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1351, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Benavidez Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Excused
Luck No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rich Excused
Sandridge No
Soper Excused
Tipper Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 2   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1166 - Referred to House Appropriations


03:45:54 PM  
Representatives Lynch and Weissman, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1166. The bill creates the Timber, Forest Health, and Wildfire Mitigation Industries Workforce Development Program and creates an income tax credit for equipment used in the timber, wood product manufacturing, forest health, and wildfire mitigation industries.
03:52:04 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
04:02:26 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks and asked for a favorable recommendation.


04:06:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1166 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Soper
Benavidez Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Excused
Luck No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Rich Excused
Sandridge No
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:07:07 PM   The committee adjourned.






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