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H_FIN_2023A 04/10/2023 01:34:38 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 04/10/2023
Attendance
deGruy Kennedy X
Daugherty E
Frizell *
Kipp *
Lindstedt X
Lynch X
Marshall X
Taggart *
Weinberg X
Joseph X
Snyder X
Time 01:34:38 PM to 02:44:48 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Snyder
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB23-1162 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB23-163 Referred to House Appropriations
SB23-108 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB23-1275 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB23-1277 Referred to House Appropriations

HB23-1162 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:36:12 PM  
Representative Woodrow,
prime sponsor, returned to the committee to discuss House Bill 23--1162,
which was originally heard on. He distributed to a memorandum and amendment
L.005.


01:38:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment A).
Moved Joseph
Seconded Lindstedt
deGruy Kennedy
Daugherty
Frizell
Kipp Excused
Lindstedt
Lynch
Marshall
Taggart Excused
Weinberg
Joseph
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:38:17 PM  
Representative Woodrow responded to questions about the amended bill.


01:41:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1162, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Joseph
Seconded Daugherty
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Yes
Frizell Excused
Kipp Excused
Lindstedt Yes
Lynch Yes
Marshall No
Taggart Excused
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 1   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB23-163 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:41:52 PM  
Representatives Jodeh and Lynch, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-163. The bill expands the classification of state troopers in the Public Employees’ Retirement Association to include Wildlife Officers and Parks and Recreation Officers employed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:45:06 PM  
Chief Ty Petersburg, representing Colorado Parks & Wildlife, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:23 PM  
Mr. Rob Firth, representing the Colorado Wildlife Employees Protective Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:32 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
01:52:50 PM  
John Armstrong, representing Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to questions about the fiscal note. Representative Lynch responded to committee questions.
01:58:07 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments and asked for a favorable recommendation.


02:01:19 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-163 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lynch
Seconded Marshall
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Excused
Frizell Excused
Kipp Excused
Lindstedt Yes
Lynch Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB23-108 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:01:28 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:02:32 PM  
The committee returned to order.
02:03:17 PM  
Representatives Frizell and Pugliese, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-108. The bill specifies that local governments may provide temporary property tax relief through temporary tax credits or mill levy reductions.
02:08:47 PM  
Commissioner Dan Williams, representing Teller County, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:33 PM  
Jaclyn Terwey, representing the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.
02:11:34 PM  
Commissioner Erik Stone, representing Teller County, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:08 PM  
The sponsors wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.


02:17:06 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-108 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Frizell
Seconded Kipp
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Excused
Frizell Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Lynch Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB23-1275 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:17:26 PM  
Representative Lindstedt, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 23-1275. The bill expands the types of expenses eligible for the film production incentive allowed to production companies under current law, and requires companies to submit information to the Department of Revenue to claim the incentive. He distributed a fact sheet and amendment L.001.
02:19:56 PM  
Mr Xander Martin, representing the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, testified in support of the bill.


02:23:51 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Lindstedt
Seconded Joseph
deGruy Kennedy
Daugherty Excused
Frizell
Kipp
Lindstedt
Lynch
Marshall
Taggart
Weinberg
Joseph
Snyder
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:25:37 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1275, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lindstedt
Seconded Weinberg
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Excused
Frizell Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Lynch Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB23-1277 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:25:45 PM  

Representatives Marshall and Taggart, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1277. The bill makes several changes to income tax reporting requirements, including the information to be included on forms and the time when forms are due.  Written testimony about HB 23-1277 is included as Attachment D).

02:32:52 PM  
Josh Pens, representing the Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
02:34:57 PM  
Mrs. Alicia Gelinas, representing Colorado Society of CPAs, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:39 PM  
The witnesses responded to committee questions.
02:38:56 PM  
The sponsors wrapped up their presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.


02:44:23 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1277 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Marshall
Seconded Taggart
deGruy Kennedy Excused
Daugherty Excused
Frizell Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Lynch Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:44:48 PM   The committee adjourned.






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