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h_fin_2017a_2017-03-08t11:05:08z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/08/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1195



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1195 to the Committee on Appro PASS







11:05 AM -- HB17-1195



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Winter, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1195, which creates a state sales and use tax exemption for disposable infant and adult diapers beginning on January 1, 2018. Representative Winter answered questions from the committee.



11:14 AM --
Ms. Melissa Rivera, representing the Nappie Project Diaper Bank, testified in support of the bill.



11:18 AM --
Ms. Lindsey Parker, representing the Northwest Denver Rocky Mountain Diaper Depot, testified in support of the bill and spoke to an earlier question raised by the committee.



11:22 AM --
Ms. Karla Gonzales Garcia, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in support of the bill.



11:25 AM --
Ms. Bridget Kaminetsky, representing 9 to 5 Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



11:28 AM --
Ms. Laura Rossbert, representing the Interfaith Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Ms Rossbert responded to questions from the committee. Representative Thurlow commented on the mechanics of tax exemptions and TABOR.



11:38 AM --
Ms. Peg Perl, representing the Women's Lobby, testified in support of the bill.





11:43 AM



Mr. Greg Sobetski, representing Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions about the bill's prepared fiscal note.





11:50 AM



Representative Winter made closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1195
TIME: 11:52:06 AM
MOVED: Herod
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1195 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-5.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
No
Covarrubias
No
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
No
Van Winkle
Excused
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 5 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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