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4AACA09DD4C1A7868725825D006D7A19 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1308

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date Mar 27, 2018      
Location LSB A



HB18-1308 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:55:49 PM  
Representatives Kraft-Tharp and Becker
introduced House Bill 18-1308.  Representative Kraft-Tharp distributed
amendment L.001 (Attachment C).  This bill establishes an exemption
from the state's Workers’ Compensation Act for out-of-state employers
that have employees temporarily working in Colorado and who meet specified
criteria.  The home state's workers' compensation laws are the sole
remedy for an out-of-state worker who is injured while working temporarily
in Colorado.  The Division of Workers' Compensation in the Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) is authorized to enter into an
agreement with a contiguous state to carry out the extraterritorial application
of the workers' compensation or similar law of the other state.
01:59:00 PM  
Representatives Kraft-Tharp and Becker responded to questions from the committee.
01:59:40 PM  
Troy Hill, Hill Petroleum, testified in
support of the bill.
02:05:58 PM  
Jeffrey Kahns, Colorado Wyoming Petroluem
Marketers Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:11 PM  
Representative Kraft-Tharp explained amendment
L.001 (Attachment C).
02:10:11 PM  

Scott Meiklejohn, Workers' Compensation Education Association, testified regarding concerns with the bill as drafted.



02:14:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Gray
Arndt
Coleman
Exum
Garnett
Gray
Liston
Sandridge Excused
Sias Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:14:15 PM  
The bill sponsors gave concluding remarks regarding the bill.


02:15:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1308, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Yes
Coleman Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Gray Yes
Liston Yes
Sandridge Excused
Sias Excused
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Winter Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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