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h_bus_2017a_2017-03-28t13:39:39z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/28/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1119



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.002. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.004. The motion passed without o

Adopt amendment L.005. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 17-1119, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:16 PM -- HB 17-1119



Representative Kraft-Tharp introduced House Bill 17-1119. The bill creates the Uninsured Employer Board and the Colorado Uninsured Employer Fund in the Division of Workers' Compensation of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) effective July 1, 2018. The board oversees the fund, which is designed to pay benefits to injured workers whose employers do not have workers' compensation insurance.



Representative Kraft-Tharp provided amendments L.001, L.002, L.004, and L.005 (Attachments E - H)



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    03:21 PM --
    Kjersten Forseth, Colorado AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill.



    03:24 PM --
    Sonja Guenther,Workers' Compensation Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.



    03:29 PM --
    Patrick Teegarden, CDLE, testified in support of the bill.



    03:32 PM --
    Paul Tauriello, CDLE, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Tauriello responded to questions from the committee.



    03:40 PM



    Mr. Tauriello and Mr. Teegarden responded to questions from the committee.



    03:41 PM --
    Harvey Flewelling, Pinnacol Assurance, testified in support of the bill.



    03:43 PM --
    Irma Diaz Quiroz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill through an interpreter.



    03:54 PM --
    Elsa Martinez Tenreiro, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



    03:58 PM --
    Shelley Dodge, Worker's Compensation Education Association, testified in support of the bill.



    04:02 PM --
    Nicholas Colglazier, Colorado Competitive Council and Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of the bill if amended.



    04:04 PM --
    Grier Bailey, CWPMA, testified in support of the bill.



    04:05 PM --
    Tony Gagliardi, NFIB, testified in support of the bill if amended.



04:07 PM



Mr. Teegarden explained the proposed amendments.

BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 04:13:49 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 04:13:44 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 04:13:59 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 04:14:11 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Arndt
Coleman
Garnett
Gray
Navarro
Nordberg
Rosenthal
Sias
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Winter
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:15 PM



Representative Kraft-Tharp and committee members made closing remarks.

BILL: HB17-1119
TIME: 04:18:59 PM
MOVED: Kraft-Tharp
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1119, as amended, to the Committee on Finance. The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Arndt
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Coleman
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Gray
Yes
Navarro
No
Nordberg
No
Rosenthal
Yes
Sias
No
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Williams D.
No
Winter
Yes
Kraft-Tharp
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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