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H_BUS_2022A 04/28/2022 01:41:31 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/28/2022
Attendance
Amabile X
Carver X
Duran X
Exum X
Holtorf *
Lynch *
McLachlan X
Mullica X
Ricks X
Van Beber X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 01:41:31 PM to 03:31:01 PM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB22-1407 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB22-1408 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB22-1409 Referred to House Appropriations
HB22-1410 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB22-1407 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:42:16 PM  
Representatives D.
Valdez and Ortiz introduced House Bill 22-1407, Veterans Audit Higher Education
Courses.  The bill requires an institution of higher education to
permit a veteran to audit a course for no credit if there is space available.
01:45:34 PM  
Wesley Carter, representing the United Veterans Coalition of Colorado and The C-123 Veterans Association, testified in support of the bill.
01:50:16 PM  
The bill sponsors discussed Amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments A and B).


01:51:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Carver
Duran
Exum
Holtorf
Lynch
McLachlan
Mullica
Ricks
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


01:52:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Van Beber
Amabile
Carver
Duran
Exum
Holtorf
Lynch
McLachlan
Mullica
Ricks
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:52:03 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


01:55:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1407, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Van Beber
Amabile Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lynch Yes
McLachlan Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1408 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:58:03 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
01:58:29 PM  
The committee committee reconvened.
01:58:37 PM  
Representative Herod introduced House Bill 22-1408, Modify Performance-based Incentive for Film Production. The bill creates the Film Incentive Task Force and allows the Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade to approve incentives exceeding the current limit for qualified production companies. Representative Herod responded to questions from the committee.
02:10:17 PM  
Micki Hackenberger, representing the Motion Pictures Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:12:41 PM  
Jim Janicek, representing
himself, tesified in support of the bill.
02:16:55 PM  
Linda Weise, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:19:46 PM  
Kelly Baug, representing the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, was available to answer committee questions.
02:20:11 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
02:28:36 PM  
Representative Herod
discussed Amendment L.001 (Attachment C).


02:29:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Carver
Duran
Exum
Holtorf
Lynch
McLachlan
Mullica
Ricks
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:29:28 PM  
Representative Herod and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


02:34:06 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1408, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lynch Yes
McLachlan Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1409 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:34:39 PM  
Representatives Herod and Titone introduced House Bill 22-1409, Community Revitalization Grant Program Funding. The bill transfers $20 million from the General Fund to the Community Revitalization Fund. The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
02:41:23 PM  
Len Matheo, representing The Morrison Theater Company DBA and the Miners Alley Playhouse, testified in support of the bill.
02:46:09 PM  
Christin Crampton Day, representing the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:22 PM  
Sarah Harrison, representing the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, was available to answer committee questions.
02:50:58 PM  
Dagny McKinley, representing the Performing Arts Alliance and the Colorado New Play Festival, testified in support of the bill.
02:54:48 PM  
Deven Shaff, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:57:08 PM  
Linda Weise, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:00:24 PM  
The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:12:08 PM  
Additional testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment D.
03:12:25 PM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


03:15:33 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1409 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Amabile
Amabile Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lynch Yes
McLachlan Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Van Beber Excused
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1410 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:15:40 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
03:17:22 PM  
The committee reconvened.
03:17:34 PM  
Representatives Rich and Bird introduced House Bill 22-1410, Remote Work Employees of Supervised Lenders. The bill clarifies that employees of a licensed supervised lender may work remotely, and repeals the requirement that an applicant for registration as a debt-management services provider submit a criminal history record check for agents of the applicant.
03:20:52 PM  
Martha Fulford, representing the Department of Law, testified in support of the bill.
03:23:47 PM  
Geneve Villacres, representing One Main Financial, testified in support of the bill.
03:26:39 PM  
The bill sponsors described Amendment L.001 (Attachment E).


03:27:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Carver
Duran
Exum
Holtorf
Lynch
McLachlan
Mullica
Ricks
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:27:11 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.
03:29:17 PM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


03:30:40 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1410, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Exum Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lynch Yes
McLachlan Yes
Mullica Yes
Ricks Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Excused
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:31:01 PM   The committee adjourned.






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