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H_BUS_2022A 04/13/2022 11:05:00 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/13/2022
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Duran X
Lynch *
Mullica E
Ricks *
Sandridge X
Snyder E
Van Beber X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 11:05:00 AM to 11:24:44 AM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Juliann Jenson
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB22-1347 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB22-157 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB22-1347 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:05:14 AM  
Representative Dougherty,
bill sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1347, concerning workers' compensation,
and, in connection therewith, increasing funeral benefits, allowing for
advance mileage expense payments, addressing the payment of scheduled ratings,
and requiring reporting of certain active medical treatments.  She
further discussed the stakeholder process.
11:08:07 AM  
Amy Brewer, representing
the Workers' Compensation Education Association, testified in support of
the bill. She discussed injured workers, funeral and burial expenses, travel
reimbursement, and data collection.




Committee members asked the witness questions about the funeral and burial
reimbursement amount and the relationship to average weekly wage.
11:15:32 AM  
The bill sponsor
made closing remarks.


11:17:28 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1347 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Excused
Mullica Excused
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Excused
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB22-157 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


11:17:39 AM  
Representatives Hooton
and Van Winkle, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-157, concerning
the enforcement of laws relating to unfair business practices committed
by regulated persons.  They discussed consumer protection investigations,
criteria for recourse, information-sharing, and interagency agreements.
11:22:44 AM  
The bill sponsors
distributed and explained Amendment L.003 (Attachment A).


11:23:02 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A)
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Lynch
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica Excused
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder Excused
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:23:05 AM  
The bill sponsors
made closing remarks.


11:24:36 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-157, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Sandridge
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Excused
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Excused
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:24:44 AM   The committee adjourned.






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