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B0A3FEC4B25F03AE8725850C007EBF46 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20-160

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Feb 12, 2020      
Location SCR 354



SB20-160 - Postponed Indefinitely


04:04:26 PM  

The committee came back to order. Senator Todd and Senator Ginal introduced Senate Bill 20-160, concerning requiring movie theaters to provide open captioning. The bill requires certain movie theaters to provide showings of movies with open movie captioning at least twice per week.

04:06:50 PM  

Wynne Whyman, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:07:41 PM  

Terri Shirley, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:10:41 PM  

Ken Keuhlen, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:18:49 PM  

Dan Shirley, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:19:10 PM  

Mr. Keuhlen responded to questions from the committee.

04:20:26 PM  

John Fithian, National Association of Theatre Owners, spoke in opposition to the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.

04:22:09 PM  

Vickie Pacheco, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.

04:26:07 PM  

Patricia Yeager, Independent Center of Colorado Springs, spoke in favor of the bill.  She responded to questions from the committee.

04:30:01 PM  

Senator Todd made closing comments on the merits of the bill.  She asked the committee to postpone indefinitely the bill.

04:36:44 PM  

Senator Ginal made closing comments on the merits of the bill.



04:40:14 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20-160 indefinitely.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Priola Yes
Story Yes
Woodward Yes
Danielson Yes
Williams A. Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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