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H_BUS_2020A 02/26/2020 02:19:26 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 02/26/2020
Attendance
Arndt *
Bird X
Duran X
McKean X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Sullivan X
Van Winkle *
Will *
Coleman X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 02:19:26 PM to 06:36:09 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1214 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1202 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB20-1141 Postponed Indefinitely
HB20-1227 Laid over until December 25, 2020
HB20-1263 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

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

HB20-1214 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:20:25 PM  

Representative Snyder and Representative Williams introduced House Bill 20-1214. The bill continues the statutes governing home warranty service contracts, which are scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2020, through September 1, 2026.

02:22:02 PM  

Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified on the bill.

02:25:31 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks.



02:27:00 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1214 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Van Winkle
Arndt Excused
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Excused
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Will Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1202 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:27:10 PM  

Representative D. Valdez introduced House Bill 20-1202. The bill repeals the income tax deduction for previous tax income gains for C Corporations.

02:28:16 PM  

Sophia San Miguel, representing herself, testified on the bill.

02:31:02 PM  

Representative D. Valdez made closing remarks.



02:32:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1202 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Snyder
Arndt Excused
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Excused
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Will Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1141 - Postponed Indefinitely

02:32:30 PM  

Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez and Representative Caraveo introduced House Bill 20-1141. The bill establishes rules regarding late fees charged to tenants or mobile home owners by landlords.  The bill sponsors provided a handout (Attachment A) and amendments L.002, L.003, and L.004 (Attachments B, C, and D).

02:42:54 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

02:58:04 PM  

Diane Robinson, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.

02:59:25 PM  

Bobby Salandy, 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:01:43 PM  

Stephanie Sanchez, 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:04:30 PM  

Jason Legg, 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:07:46 PM  

Mr. Legg responded to questions from the committee.

03:17:07 PM  

Leslie F. Ebert, Colorado Legal Services, testified on the bill from a neutral position. Mr. Ebert responded to questions from the committee.

03:23:51 PM  

Trudy Carra-deSalero, 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:26:13 PM  

Rachel Dahlke, read the testimony of Andrea Popelka, 9to5 Colorado, in support of the bill.

03:28:27 PM  

Evelyn Hutt, Rodfei Tzedek and Together Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:30:29 PM  

Mr. Ebert continued to respond to questions from the committee.

03:38:02 PM  

Miguel Mendez read the testimony of Jack Regenbogen, Colorado Center for Law and Policy, in support of the bill.

03:40:59 PM  

Aubrey Hasvold, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill.

03:43:03 PM  

Mr. Mendez responded to questions from the committee.

03:46:37 PM  

Aquino Laughlin, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:49:39 PM  

Ryan Shaffer, Rocky Mountain Home Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:51:45 PM  

Eric Gill, Bear Paw Stanbro Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:52:40 PM  

Jon Baron, All County Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill.

03:55:12 PM  

Mr. Shaffer and Mr. Baron responded to questions from the committee.

04:02:33 PM  

Christine Barton, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:05:14 PM  

Annemarie Sunde, Legacy Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:07:00 PM  

Jeff Smith, Legacy Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:09:19 PM  

Debbie Wilson, Colorado Creditor Bar Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Wilson also expressed the Rocky Mountain Home Association and the Apartment Association of Metro Denver's opposition to the bill.

04:12:09 PM  

Ms. Sunde responded to questions from the committee.

04:17:13 PM  

Andy Martinez, Lyle Haas, and Sondra Welsh declined the opportunity to testify and instead expressed their agreement with others testifying in opposition to the bill.

04:18:11 PM  

Aimee Bove, Boulder Meadows Manufactured Housing Community, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:18:50 PM  

Tammie Daily, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:20:39 PM  

Bryan Potter, National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), testified in opposition to the bill.

04:22:48 PM  

Susan Honse, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:25:52 PM  

Todd Garcia, DTG Enterprises, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:27:51 PM  

Danette Barrett, Aviva Properties and the Independent Rental Owners Council for the Apartment Association of Metro Denver, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:29:43 PM  

Teo Nicolais, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:32:05 PM  

Mr. Nicolais responded to questions from the committee.

04:36:38 PM  

Andrew Hamrick, Colorado Apartment Association, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:38:56 PM  

Dori Brewer, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:41:18 PM  

Laura Sine, Weichert Realtors Pikes Peak Group, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:42:39 PM  

Betsy Madsen, Dorman Real Estate Management, testified in opposition to the bill.  Ms. Madsen provided handout to the committee (Attachment E).

04:42:40 PM  

Mr. Hamrick responded to questions from the committee.

04:42:41 PM  

Amy Scheller declined the opportunity to testify and instead expressed her agreement with others testifying in opposition to the bill.

04:44:05 PM  

Margaret Elam, representing herself, testified on the bill from a neutral position.

04:46:03 PM  

Margaret Eaton, Falcon Property Solutions, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:47:00 PM  

Alex Yoder, Dorman Real Estate Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:48:57 PM  

Karen Santee, Colorado Springs chapter of NARPM, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:50:21 PM  

Tony Cline, Home Vault Property Management, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Cline provided a handout to the committee (Attachment F).

04:53:55 PM  

Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo, 9to5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:55:23 PM  

Andrea Fuller, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

04:57:28 PM  

Teague Van Buren, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.



05:00:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Will
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:00:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Will
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:00:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Will
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:01:13 PM  

The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks.



05:13:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1141, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt No
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean No
Sandridge No
Snyder No
Sullivan No
Van Winkle No
Will No
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp No
YES: 3   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


05:13:51 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 20-1141 indefinitely.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Snyder
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Will Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1227 - Laid over until December 25, 2020


05:14:07 PM  

Representative Melton introduced House Bill 20-1227. The bill requires a Colorado-based provider of a commercial mobile radio service to make network-level distraction control technology available to customers for the purpose of limiting distracting content while users are driving. Representative Melton asked that the bill be laid over until December 25, 2020.



05:19:21 PM
Motion Move to lay the bill over until December 25, 2020.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Excused
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Will Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB20-1263 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


05:19:53 PM  

Representative Pelton and Representative Caraveo introduced House Bill 20-1263. The bill phases out sub-minimum wage employment for private businesses; creates a buy-in option for the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid waiver program; and makes additional changes to the services offered through the waiver program.  The bill sponsors provided amendment L.001 (Attachment G).

05:25:51 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

05:31:25 PM  

Alison Butler, Disability Law Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:33:39 PM  

Bob Lawhead, the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council and the Colorado Employment First Advisory Partnership, testified in support of the bill.

05:35:58 PM  

Tom Knost, Continuum of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

05:38:00 PM  

John Klausz, Mountain Valley Developmental Services, testified in support of the bill.

05:40:12 PM  

Ms. Butler, Mr. Lawhead, Mr. Klausz, and Mr. Knost responded to questions from the committee.

06:10:04 PM  

Brian Wilson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

06:12:47 PM  

Donna Downing, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

06:15:47 PM  

Mike Hoover, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

06:17:52 PM  

Christiano Sosa, the ARC of Colorado, read the testimony of Lloyd Lewis, Arc Thrift Stores, in support of the bill.

06:20:38 PM  

Chrissy Krumm, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

06:24:18 PM  

Ellen Jensby, Alliance, testified in support of the bill.

06:27:03 PM  

Ms. Jensby responded to questions from the committee.

06:29:10 PM  

The bill sponsors discussed amendment L.001.



06:30:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded McKean
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Van Winkle
Will
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:30:59 PM  

The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks.



06:36:01 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1263, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kraft-Tharp
Seconded Snyder
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Van Winkle No
Will Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


06:36:09 PM   The committee adjourned.






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