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H_FIN_2018A 03/26/2018 01:37:06 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Date 03/26/2018
Attendance
Beckman *
Benavidez X
Covarrubias *
Gray X
Herod *
Kennedy X
Lawrence X
Michaelson Jenet X
Sandridge X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Foote X
Pabon X
Time 01:37:06 PM to 03:29:31 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Pabon
This Report was prepared by Kori Donaldson
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1267 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1305 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
SB18-146 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1280 Referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1283 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB18-1267 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:38:36 PM  
Representatives Gray and McKean, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1267, which allows taxpayers to claim a state income tax credit for a portion of qualified costs incurred while retrofitting their residence for the purpose of improving accessibility, increasing visibility, or allowing qualified individuals to age in place. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
01:52:12 PM  

Ms. Jessalyn Hampton, representing the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, testified in support of the bill.

01:55:12 PM  
Ms. Traci Jewett, representing herself and the National MS Society, testified in support of the bill.
01:59:26 PM  

Ms. Sasha Galikeeva, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

02:03:27 PM  
Ms. Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
02:09:01 PM  
Ms. Virginia Morrison Love, representing the Colorado Association of Home Builders, testified in support of the bill.
02:10:12 PM  
Ms. Hensley and Ms. Morrison Love responded to committee questions.
02:12:25 PM  
Ms. Amber Egbert, representing the Department of Revenue, responded to committee questions. The bill sponsors also responded to committee questions.
02:18:10 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.


02:22:16 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1267 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman Yes
Benavidez No
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Excused
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1305 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:22:24 PM  
Representatives Coleman and P. Neville, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1305, which creates the voluntary contribution designation (income tax checkoff) for the Young Americans Center for Financial Education Fund. The bill sponsors distributed a fact sheet about Young Americans [Attachment A]. Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.
02:30:38 PM  
Ms. Betsy Sklar, representing Young Americans, testified in support of the bill.
02:35:31 PM  
Ms. Kora Flaming, representing herself
as a teacher at Montview Elementary, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:58 PM  
Ms. Zoey DeWolf, representing the Colorado Bankers Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:41:05 PM  
Ms. Sklar responded to committee questions.
02:44:49 PM  
The bill sponsors made some closing remarks on the bill.
02:46:39 PM  
Members of the committee commented on the merits of the bill.


02:51:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1305 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Van Winkle
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-146 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:51:10 PM  
Representatives Sias and Singer, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 18-146, which requires freestanding emergency departments to provide certain notices to patients seeking care about prices and services.
02:53:46 PM  
Ms. Diane Robinson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
02:56:04 PM  
The bill sponsors made closing remarks on the bill.


02:57:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-146 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lawrence
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1280 - Referred to House Appropriations


02:57:33 PM  
Representative Melton, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1280, which creates requirements for court-appointed receivers of licensed marijuana businesses. He responded to committee questions.
03:01:13 PM  
Ms. Dominique Mendiola, representing the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
03:04:36 PM  
Mr. Jim Burack, representing the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue, testified in support of the bill.
03:06:13 PM  
Representative Melton made closing remarks on the bill.


03:07:26 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1280 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Gray
Seconded Beckman
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1283 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:08:21 PM  
Representative Benavidez, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1283, which allows land to retain a residential classification for two years after residential improvements are destroyed, demolished, or relocated. She also distributed and explained amendment L.001 [Attachment B]. Representative Benavidez responded to questions from the committee.
03:15:27 PM  
Mr. Keith Erffmeyer, representing the City and County of Denver and the Colorado Assessors Association, testified in support of the bill and responded to committee questions.
03:22:43 PM  
Ms. Susan Pinkowitz, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.


03:27:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 [Attachment B].
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Beckman
Benavidez
Covarrubias
Gray
Herod
Kennedy
Lawrence
Michaelson Jenet
Sandridge
Thurlow
Van Winkle
Foote
Pabon
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:27:02 PM  
Representative Benavidez made closing remarks on the bill.


03:28:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1283, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Benavidez
Seconded Van Winkle
Beckman Yes
Benavidez Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Gray Yes
Herod Yes
Kennedy Yes
Lawrence Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge Yes
Thurlow Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Foote Yes
Pabon Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:29:31 PM   Committee Adjourned






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