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26C71CB469533B048725882A0074E2B7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-163

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 20, 2022      
Location SCR 352



SB22-163 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

03:16:46 PM  
The committee took a recess.
03:17:10 PM  
The committee came back to order.
03:29:16 PM  

Senator Coleman introduced Senate Bill 22-163, concerning fair procurement practices. The bill creates the State Procurement Equity Program in the Department of Personnel and Administration, a bond assistance program, and stakeholder group. He distributed Amendments L.001 and L.002 and a handout to the committee (Attachments G, H, and I).

03:31:45 PM  
Maxine Pryor, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:34:07 PM  
Richard Lewis, representing RTL Networks, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
03:37:30 PM  
Lorena Zimmer, representing Prosper Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:40:41 PM  
Seth Ford, representing the Department of Personnel and Administration, testified in support of the bill.
03:43:51 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
03:46:04 PM  
Lauren Grosh, representing the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:57:59 PM  
Michael Gifford, representing the Associated General Contractors Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:01:30 PM  
Chris Martinez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:06:38 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
04:06:39 PM  

Additional written testimony that was provided to the committee may be found in Attachment J.

04:09:58 PM  
Senator Coleman explained Amendment L.001.


04:10:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker
Liston
Woodward
Coleman
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:10:57 PM  
Senator Coleman explained Amendment L.002.


04:11:24 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker
Liston
Woodward
Coleman
Rodriguez
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:11:39 PM  
The sponsor made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


04:12:52 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-163, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Woodward Excused
Coleman Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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