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H_BUS_2020A 03/04/2020 01:30:00 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 03/04/2020
Attendance
Arndt X
Bird *
Duran X
McKean *
Sandridge X
Snyder *
Sullivan X
Williams D. *
Wilson X
Coleman X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 01:30:00 PM to 03:07:34 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Representative Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB20-1293 Amended, referred to House Finance
SB20-078 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB20-086 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

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

HB20-1293 - Amended, referred to House Finance

01:31:03 PM  

Representative McCluskie and Representative Pelton introduced House Bill 20-1293. The bill makes several changes to the local emergency telephone charge and the prepaid wireless 911 charge, and creates a new 911 surcharge.  The bill also expands the use of broadband deployment funds to include 911 upgrades.

The bill sponsors provided amendments L.002, L.003, L.004, L.005, and L.007 (Attachments A - E).

01:38:47 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

01:43:11 PM  

Lisa McCabe, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA), testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. McCabe responded to questions from the committee.

01:46:45 PM  

Jaci Marie Louise, Colorado 911 Advisory Task Force Legislative Subcommittee, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Louise responded to questions from the committee.

01:49:43 PM  

Bruce Romero, Colorado 911 Resource Center, testified in support of the bill.

01:52:22 PM  

Athena Butler, Denver 911 and the Colorado 911 Advisory Task Force Legislative Subcommittee, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:06 PM  

Scott Newman, City of Aurora, the Colorado 911 Advisory Task Force, and the Colorado Communications & Utility Alliance (CCUA), testified in support of the bill.

01:58:25 PM  

Mandy Stollsteimer, Western Colorado Regional Dispatch Center, testified in support of the bill.

02:01:23 PM  

Jennifer Kirkland, Grand Junction Regional Communications Center, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:32 PM  

Joe Benkert, Boulder Regional Emergency Telephone Service Authority, testified in support of the bill.

02:05:40 PM  

Jerry Rhodes, South Metro Fire Rescue and the Colorado State Fire Chiefs, testified in support of the bill.

02:08:12 PM  

Tim Goodwin, CenturyLink, testified in support of the bill.

02:10:49 PM  

Sandra Parker-Murray, Communication Workers of America Local 7777, testified in support of the bill.

02:13:09 PM  

Sophia Hassman, City and County of Denver, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:08 PM  

Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc. and the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.

02:15:52 PM  

The bill sponsors discussed the proposed amendments.



02:17:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:18:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Coleman
Seconded Bird
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:19:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:19:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Coleman
Seconded Bird
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:20:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt
Bird
Duran
McKean
Sandridge
Snyder
Sullivan
Williams D.
Wilson
Coleman
Kraft-Tharp
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:20:19 PM  

The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

02:24:03 PM  

The bill sponsors made closing remarks.



02:25:08 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1293, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Duran
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Williams D. No
Wilson Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-078 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:25:29 PM  

Representative Garnett introduced Senate Bill 20-078. The bill allows restaurants to permit pet dogs in outdoor dining areas if certain conditions are met.

02:28:16 PM  

Representative Garnett responded to questions from the committee.

02:46:08 PM  

Roland Halpern, Colorado Voters for Animals, testified in support of the bill.

02:47:57 PM  

Mollie Steinemann, Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in support of the bill.

02:48:26 PM  

Eric Bergman, Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill.

02:49:20 PM  

Mr. Bergman responded to questions from the committee.

02:50:21 PM  

Janet Stephens, Colorado Federation of Dog Clubs and Owners, testified in support of the bill.

02:51:57 PM  

Representative Garnett made closing remarks on the bill.



02:55:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-078 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Coleman
Seconded Bird
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Excused
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Williams D. No
Wilson No
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB20-086 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:56:18 PM  

Representative Snyder introduced Senate Bill 20-086. The bill allows the Liquor Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue to establish a renewal fee for liquor licenses and permits, and allows licensees to be notified of expiration dates through means established by the division.

02:58:47 PM  

Representative Snyder responded to questions from the committee.

03:01:23 PM  

Jean Robinson, Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Robinson responded to questions from the committee.

03:04:50 PM  

Kara Miller, Colorado Distillers Guild and the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association, testified in support of the bill.

03:05:40 PM  

Representative Snyder made closing remarks on the bill.



03:07:24 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-086 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Snyder
Seconded Williams D.
Arndt Yes
Bird Yes
Duran Yes
McKean Excused
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Sullivan Yes
Williams D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Coleman Yes
Kraft-Tharp Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:07:34 PM   The committee adjourned.






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