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DD2CAD859F3EF8CB8725857E007CBD3C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1414

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date Jun 5, 2020      
Location Old State Library



HB20-1414 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


04:42:32 PM  

Representative Weissman, co-prime bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1414.  The bill creates a deceptive trade practice for price gouging during a disaster period, enforceable by the Attorney General or the district attorney's office with jurisdiction over the place where the act occurred.  The bill lists the specific items and services subject to the deceptive trade practice.  For the bill to apply, the disaster declaration must be made by the U.S. President, the Governor, or by the principal executive officer of a political subdivision, within a specified period of time and geographic area.  Representative Weissman provided a handout to the committee (Attachment Q).

04:50:22 PM  
Representative Weissman answered questions from the committee.
05:01:19 PM  

No one testified in person on the bill.  Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment R).

05:01:42 PM  

Representative Weissman explained amendment L.001 (Attachment S).



05:05:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment S).
Moved Woodrow
Seconded Duran
Duran
Humphrey
Lontine
Rich
Sirota
Will
Woodrow
Jaquez Lewis
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:05:43 PM  

Representative Weissman made concluding remarks about the bill.



05:07:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1414, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Sirota
Duran Yes
Humphrey No
Lontine Yes
Rich No
Sirota Yes
Will No
Woodrow Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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