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h_bus_2017a_2017-02-02t13:36:28z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/02/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1098



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


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01:40 PM -- HB 17-1098



Representative Liston and Representative Pabon, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 17-1098. The bill limits civil damages recoverable by a rental car company for the loss of use of a rental vehicle to actual profits lost as a result of the vehicle being unavailable for rental. Under current law, a rental car company may pursue all lost revenue resulting from the loss of use of the vehicle while it is being repaired.



The bill sponsors provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A).



170202 AttachA.pdf170202 AttachA.pdf



The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.



02:09 PM --
Julie Mowry, State Farm Insurance, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Mowry responded to questions from the committee.



02:26 PM --
Mark Neville, State Farm Insurance, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Neville responded to questions from the committee.



02:39 PM --
Chadwell Murley, Spies, Powers & Robinson, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Murley responded to questions from the committee.



02:52 PM --
Tony Stirling, Sean Wolf, and Scott Chapman, PurCo Fleet Services, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Stirling, Mr. Wolf, and Mr. Chapman responded to questions from the committee.



03:21 PM --
Jeff Jenkins, Enterprise Holdings and the American Car Rental Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jenkins responded to questions from the committee.



03:45 PM



The committee took a recess.



03:55 PM



The committee returned from recess. Representative Kraft-Tharp laid the bill over for final action at a later date.



03:55 PM



The committee adjourned.








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