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h_fin_2016a_2016-04-06t13:36:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/06/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-016



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-016 to the Committee of the W PASS







The committee was called to order. A quorum was present.



01:36 PM -- SB16-016



Speaker Hullinghorst and Representative Lawrence, co-prime sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 16-016. The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) funds scientific and cultural facilities within the seven-county Denver metropolitan area. Under current law, the 0.1 percent sales and use tax funding the SCFD is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2018. The SCFD is allowed to submit a ballot question to district voters at the 2016 or 2017 November election authorizing the extension of the tax for 12 years through June 30, 2030. Beginning in FY 2018-19, this bill makes several changes to the funding formula for SCFD Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 recipients.



01:43 PM -- Mr. Steve Wilson, representing the Mizel Arts and Culture Center and the SCFD, testified in support of the bill. He distributed resolutions in favor of the SCFD (Attachment A) and petition in support of the SCFD (Attachment B). Attachment A and Attachment B are filed with Legislative Council and can be viewed upon request.



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01:46 PM -- Mr. Dan Hopkins, representing the SCFD Board, testified in support of the bill.



01:50 PM -- Ms. Kathy Kusan, representing the SCFD Board, testified in support of the bill.



01:52 PM -- Ms. Lisa Rigsby Peterson, representing the Lone Tree Arts Center, testified in support of the bill.



01:57 PM -- Ms. Susan Honstein, Ms. Adriana Abarka, and Ms. Stella Yu, representing FACE, came to the table together and testified in support of the bill.



02:02 PM -- Ms. Jane Potts, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:04 PM -- Ms. Gena Dickey, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:08 PM -- Ms. Jennette Truijillo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:12 PM -- Councilwoman Angela Lawson, representing the Aurora City Council, testified in support of the bill.



02:15 PM -- Mayor Suzanne Jones, representing the City of Boulder, testified in support of the bill.



02:17 PM -- Mayor Joe Gierlach, representing the City of Nederland, testified in support of the bill.



02:20 PM -- Commissioner Elize Jones, representing the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners, testified in support of the bill.



02:23 PM -- Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill.



02:27 PM -- Mr. Tom Clark, representing the Denver Metro Economic Development Corporation, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment C).



Attachment C is filed with Legislative Council and can be viewed upon request.



02:30 PM -- Ms. Cleo Parker Robinson, representing Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, testified in support of the bill.



02:36 PM -- Ms. Olga Garcia, representing the Museo de las Americas, testified in support of the bill.



02:38 PM -- Ms. Rebecca Miller and Mr. Max Miller, representing the Denver Art Museum, testified in support of the bill.



02:50 PM -- Ms. Pauline Herrera Seriani, representing the Denver Architectural Foundation, testified in support of the bill.



02:55 PM -- Ms. Maureen Ediger and Ms. Lucy Roucis, representing the Phamaly Theatre Company, testified in support of the bill.



03:01 PM -- Ms. Susan Jenson, representing Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment D).



Attachment D is filed with Legislative Council and can be viewed upon request.



03:04 PM -- Mr. Jaiver Torres, representing Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, testified in support of the bill.



03:08 PM -- Ms. Yvette Martinez, representing the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, testified in support of the bill.



03:10 PM -- Mr. Mike Yankovich, representing the Children's Museum of Denver, testified in support of the bill.



03:13 PM -- Mr. Shawn Coleman, representing the Colorado Youth Symphony, testified in support of the bill.



03:17 PM -- Mr. Brian Vogt, representing the Denver Botanic Gardens, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB16-016
TIME: 03:27:26 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-016 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Roupe
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Conti
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Roupe
Yes
Sias
Yes
Van Winkle
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Foote
Yes
Court
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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