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97357F095585D9B08725869A006B5784 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1056

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Mar 16, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1056 - Lay Over


01:32:30 PM  
Representative Pelton,
prime sponsor, introduced HB21-1056 concerning public projects supervised
by the Department of Transportation (CDOT) that are subject to the Construction
Bidding for Public Projects Act.  Currently, CDOT is subject to the
act if a project is expected to exceed $150,000.  The bill raises
the amount to $500,000.  In addition, the bill raises the project
cost amount for which CDOT must obtain Transportation Commission approval
from $50,000 to $100,000.  Finally, the bill limits existing requirements
that CDOT pay local prevailing wages on specified federal acts to projects
that cost more than $500,000.
01:34:37 PM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
01:34:49 PM  
Andy Karsian, representing
CDOT, testified on the bill.
01:41:01 PM  
Mr. Karsian responded
to questions from the committee.
01:53:31 PM  
Mr. Karsian continued to respond to questions from the committee.
01:56:19 PM  
Eric Bergman, representing
Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.  Tony Milo,
representing the Colorado Contractors Association, testified neutral to
the bill.
01:58:26 PM  
The bill was laid
over for action only on a future date to be determined.






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