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H_BUS_2020A 02/18/2020 10:43:15 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 02/18/2020
Attendance
Arndt *
Bird X
Duran X
McKean X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Van Winkle X
Williams D. X
Coleman X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 10:43:15 AM to 11:13:45 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1046 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1165 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

HB20-1046 - Postponed Indefinitely


10:43:35 AM  

Representative D. Valdez discussed House Bill 20-1048.  The bill modifies the conditions for specified construction contracts between private individuals. 

Public testimony on the bill was previously heard on January 28, 2020.

Representative Valdez asked that the bill be postponed indefinitely.  Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.



10:47:34 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1046 indefinitely.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Excused
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1165 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


10:48:01 AM  

Representative Kraft-Tharp and Representative McKean introduced House Bill 20-1165. The bill modifies language in the Colorado Architects' Practice Act as it relates to interior designers.  It authorizes a local government to reject a building permit filed by an interior designer only for a reason provided in law.

The bill sponsors provided the committee with Amendment L.001 (Attachment A) and two handouts (Attachments B and C).

10:50:50 AM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

10:53:32 AM  

Jennifer Berman, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.

10:55:01 AM  

Marilen Reimer, American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified in support of the bill if amended.

10:56:28 AM  

Lauren Prestenbach, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), testified in support of the bill.

10:58:58 AM  

Kate Chapman, IIDA, testified in support of the bill.

11:01:24 AM  

Nikolaus Remus, Colorado Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, testified on the bill from a neutral position if amended.

11:02:23 AM  

Members of the panel responded to questions from the committee.

11:06:05 AM  

Sophia SanMiguel, representing herself, testified on the bill from a neutral position.



11:10:22 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Williams D.
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:10:22 AM  

The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.

11:11:48 AM  

The committee took a brief recess.

11:12:53 AM  

The committee reconvened.



11:13:30 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1165, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded McKean
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Williams D. Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:13:45 AM   The committee adjourned.






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