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CFCD7646B225FD99872586300077C7C7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB20B-009

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date Nov 30, 2020      
Location Old Supreme Court



SB20B-009 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:48:23 PM  
Before proceeding
with SB20B-009, the Chair allowed testimony about SB20B-002 heard earlier
in the hearing because of technical difficulties. Drew Hamrick, representing
the Colorado Apartment Association, raised concerns about bill.  




Senator Woodward, bill sponsor, explained SB20B-009 concerning exemptions
from orders requiring businesses to close.
03:08:47 PM  
Jon Nicholas, representing
self, testified in support of the bill.


 

Mary Szarmach, representing Smoker Friendly International, testified in
support of the bill.



Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federation of Independent Businss
(NFIB), testified in support of the bill.
03:19:50 PM  
Joshua Carver, representing
Americans for Prosperity, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
03:22:14 PM  
Committee members
discussed the disparities between how small and big box businesses are
treated during the pandemic.
03:29:00 PM  
Committee discussion
ensued about small businesses, how the virus spreads, and if the bill fits
within the Governor's call for a special session.


03:46:12 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20B-009 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Woodward
Seconded
Bridges No
Lundeen Yes
Moreno No
Tate Yes
Woodward Yes
Hansen No
Gonzales No
YES: 3   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


03:47:47 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 20B-009 indefinitely.
Moved Hansen
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Lundeen No
Moreno Yes
Tate No
Woodward No
Hansen Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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