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h_fin_2017a_2017-03-27t13:37:39z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/27/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1242



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.062 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.063 (Attachment B). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.065 (Attachment C). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.066 (Attachment D). The motion p

Refer House Bill 17-1242, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS

PASS







01:38 PM -- HB17-1242



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representatives Duran and Mitsch Bush, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1242. The bill, as amended by the House Transportation and Energy Committee, refers a ballot question to voters at the November 2017 election. If the voters approve the ballot question, the bill makes a number of changes to state transportation funding. Committee members received amendments L.062, L.063, L.065, and L.066 (Attachments A through D, respectively). The sponsors addressed questions from the committee.



17HouseFin0327AttachA.pdf17HouseFin0327AttachA.pdf 17HouseFin0327AttachB.pdf17HouseFin0327AttachB.pdf



17HouseFin0327AttachC.pdf17HouseFin0327AttachC.pdf 17HouseFin0327AttachD.pdf17HouseFin0327AttachD.pdf



02:08 PM



Mr. Greg Sobetski, Legislative Council Staff, explained the bill's impact on TABOR.





02:15 PM



The sponsors continued to respond to questions from the committee.



02:18 PM --
Mr. Garrett Mueller, representing RBC Capital Markets, was available to answer questions about debt and bonding capacity.



02:21 PM --
Mayor Cathy Noon, representing the Metro Mayors Caucus, testified in support of the bill. Mayor Noon responded to a question from the committee. Mr. Sobetski also responded to the question.



02:31 PM --
Mr. Tony Milo, representing the Colorado Contractors Association, testified in support of the bill.



02:34 PM --
Ms. Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified in support of the bill.



02:36 PM --
Ms. Marilen Reimer, representing the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Reimer responded to a question from the committee.



02:42 PM --
Mr. Andy Karsian, representing the Colorado Department of Transportation, responded to questions from the committee.



02:45 PM --
Mr. Patrick Buhr, an economics student from the University of Colorado at Boulder, testified in support of the bill.



02:49 PM --
Ms. Sandra Hagen Solin, representing the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, testified from a neutral position on the bill and responded to questions from the committee.





03:05 PM



Mr. Karsian returned to the table to address additional committee questions.





03:10 PM



Representative Gray explained amendment L.062.

BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 03:11:49 PM
MOVED: Gray
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.062 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Beckman
Benavidez
Catlin
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 03:12:19 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.063 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Herod
VOTE
Beckman
Benavidez
Catlin
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 03:13:01 PM
MOVED: Herod
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.065 (Attachment C). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Beckman
Benavidez
Catlin
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Excused
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 03:13:46 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.066 (Attachment D). The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Gray
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
No
Covarrubias
No
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:20 PM



Representatives Mitsch Bush and Duran made closing remarks on the bill. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1242
TIME: 03:43:13 PM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1242, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Herod
VOTE
Beckman
No
Benavidez
Yes
Catlin
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Gray
Yes
Herod
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Lawrence
No
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Van Winkle
No
Foote
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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