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B0A4D58BAE5C185E872585210070B429 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1293

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Mar 4, 2020      
Location HCR 0107



HB20-1293 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:31:03 PM  

Representative McCluskie and Representative Pelton introduced House Bill 20-1293. The bill makes several changes to the local emergency telephone charge and the prepaid wireless 911 charge, and creates a new 911 surcharge.  The bill also expands the use of broadband deployment funds to include 911 upgrades.

The bill sponsors provided amendments L.002, L.003, L.004, L.005, and L.007 (Attachments A - E).

01:38:47 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

01:43:11 PM  

Lisa McCabe, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA), testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. McCabe responded to questions from the committee.

01:46:45 PM  

Jaci Marie Louise, Colorado 911 Advisory Task Force Legislative Subcommittee, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Louise responded to questions from the committee.

01:49:43 PM  

Bruce Romero, Colorado 911 Resource Center, testified in support of the bill.

01:52:22 PM  

Athena Butler, Denver 911 and the Colorado 911 Advisory Task Force Legislative Subcommittee, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:06 PM  

Scott Newman, City of Aurora, the Colorado 911 Advisory Task Force, and the Colorado Communications & Utility Alliance (CCUA), testified in support of the bill.

01:58:25 PM  

Mandy Stollsteimer, Western Colorado Regional Dispatch Center, testified in support of the bill.

02:01:23 PM  

Jennifer Kirkland, Grand Junction Regional Communications Center, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:32 PM  

Joe Benkert, Boulder Regional Emergency Telephone Service Authority, testified in support of the bill.

02:05:40 PM  

Jerry Rhodes, South Metro Fire Rescue and the Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill.

02:08:12 PM  

Tim Goodwin, CenturyLink, testified in support of the bill.

02:10:49 PM  

Sandra Parker-Murray, Communication Workers of America Local 7777, testified in support of the bill.

02:13:09 PM  

Sophia Hassman, City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:08 PM  

Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc. and the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:52 PM  

The bill sponsors discussed the proposed amendments.



02:17:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:18:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coleman
Seconded Bird
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:19:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:19:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Coleman
Seconded Bird
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:20:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:20:19 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

02:24:03 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks.



02:25:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1293, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Williams D. No
Wilson Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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