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h_fin_2016a_2016-04-13t13:32:26z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/13/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1288



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment B). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment A). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1288, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:23 PM -- HB16-1288



Representatives Kraft-Tharp and Wist, co-prime sponsors, introduced House Bill 16-1288. The bill creates the Industry Infrastructure Grant Program within the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC). The purpose of the program is for the CWDC to partner with authorized nonprofit entities to develop industry competency standards to support businesses in their implementation of work site training programs. The bill also creates the Industry Infrastructure Fund to implement the program. The fund is allowed to receive gifts, grants, donations and money from the General Fund. Representative Kraft-Tharp distributed amendment L.009 (Attachment A) and amendment L.008 (Attachment B). The sponsors answered several committee questions.



16HouseFin0413AttachA.pdf16HouseFin0413AttachA.pdf 16HouseFin0413AttachB.pdf16HouseFin0413AttachB.pdf



02:42 PM -- Mr. Noel Ginsburg, representing the Colorado Manufacturing Alliance and Intertech Plastics, testified in support of the bill. He answered several committee questions.



02:59 PM -- Ms. Wendy Nkomo, representing the Colorado Technology Association, testified in support of the bill.



03:04 PM -- Mr. Jason Wardrip, representing the AFL-CIO, testified in support of the bill. He answered several committee questions.





03:15 PM



Committee discussion ensued regarding the fiscal aspects of the bill.

BILL: HB16-1288
TIME: 03:24:25 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Becker K.
Conti
Garnett
Kagan
Pabon
Roupe
Sias
Van Winkle
Wilson
Foote
Court
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1288
TIME: 03:25:07 PM
MOVED: Court
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Pabon
VOTE
Becker K.
Conti
Garnett
Kagan
Pabon
Roupe
Sias
Van Winkle
Wilson
Foote
Court
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



03:30 PM -- Mr. Pat Teegarden, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, came to the table to answer committee questions.





03:42 PM



Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB16-1288
TIME: 03:55:42 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1288, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 8-2.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Conti
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Roupe
Excused
Sias
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Wilson
No
Foote
Yes
Court
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 2 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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